Hawaii is a dream vacation for many travelers, and Kauai is undoubtedly the most breathtaking of the islands. Kauai is the least developed island, with lush tropical rainforest and canyons in its interior and dramatic cliffs along its coast. The island is also home to a beach - Poipu - that is consistently ranked among the best in the US and the world. This crescent-shaped beach is ideal for swimming, snorkeling, and even surfing; you might even catch sight of a sea turtle or a sunbathing monk seal! The area also has lots of fancy hotels, but if you want a place that feels a little more like home, read this article for our list of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Poipu, Koloa, Hawaii.
This private, one-bedroom home is located in one of Poipu’s most desirable beach estates. Right outside of your windows are lush tropical gardens, including a creek and waterfall, and views of a nearby mountain range. The home even has its own putting green, perfect for golfers to practice before heading over to a course! The townhouse has enough room for two guests, so it’s ideal for a couple on a romantic getaway, or even your honeymoon. The rental comes with tons of great amenities, like a kitchen with a range of appliances, a hot tub with jets for relaxation, and a private patio where you can enjoy a meal or your coffee in the morning.
Tropical beach get away...See Special offer below!Koloa, Hawaii, United States
Top guest reviewsthe wifi and the air conditioning was excellentthere is a/c in the bedroom and a fan in the main living spaceair conditioner works well and is a nice plusthe photos are accurate this is a nicely appointed and comfortable place to stay for vacationthe place was cozy quiet spotless and had all the amenities with very clear instructionsvery clean and updatedvery clean and comfortableit was clean with a good bed and nice linensit is beautiful very clean and had all we neededthe house was clean and susan was very responsive and helpful
Host:our host was very responsivethe rooms are sooo beautiful and the owners are really really nice peoplesusan was a great hostsusan is an amazing host and communicatorthe host was responsive to all of our questions both before and during our stayRead more reviewsthe location was greatthe location is the best thingthe location is pretty amazingamazing place and amazing locationnice accommodations in a great location
Everything you need for a relaxing beach vacation is included in this condo rental. The hosts provide beach towels, an umbrella, and even snorkels and flippers so you don’t have to worry about weighing down your luggage with any beach gear! The condo has lots of other great amenities, like free parking and a small patio overlooking the tropical surroundings. Take a dip in the complex’s private pool, or walk to the nearby beach for a swim in the ocean and some of the area’s best spots for intermediate surfers.
Garden Isle CondoKoloa, Hawaii, United States
Top guest reviewsthe condo was extremely comfortable and had all thoughtful and modern amenities that we neededthe unit has good fast wifi and cable tva/c worked great and the king bed was very comfortablethe air conditioning was also a very welcomed amenity after a few humid days on north shoregreat parking pool & a/c ( very rare i find at this price pointcomfortable clean convenient to beachesthe condo was clean and comfortablevery nice and clean spacethe condo could use a deeper clean and possibly some updatesthe place was clean and had a nice stocked kitchen
Host:host was very responsivethe hosts provided thoughtful tips and recommendationsvery nice very helpful hostthe hosts were very responsive with local informationthe hosts give amazing tips to better your stayRead more reviewsperfect location for beach time and snorkelinggreat location on the beautiful garden islegood location not too far from anythingthe location is ideal for all activitiesideal location close to great beaches and easy access for heading west to waimea
Couples on a romantic vacation aren’t the only travelers to Hawaii. If you’re traveling in a big group and need something larger than previous rentals on this list, consider this sprawling estate! It has 4 bedrooms that can sleep 16 guests in total, so it is perfect for a reunion of family or friends! The home is set on a large plot of land and is surrounded by gardens for privacy. There are lots of places to gather as a group, like outdoors on the patio or at the pool, or have some relaxing alone time. You’ll have all of the amenities you need to make this your home away from home, like a washer and dryer, a huge kitchen, and even a gym!
Poipu Estate: Walk to beach, Sleeps 8-16, AC, PoolKoloa, Hawaii, United States
Top guest reviewsair conditioning in the bedrooms worked very wellthe trundle bed does roll in easy so just have to be cautious of thatthe home had very comfortable beds 5 bathrooms and stunning furniturethe community pool and athletic club was an awesome bonusalso to each have our own individual patio and bathroom made choosing rooms so easygreat location in poipu very clean and comfortableharini had special welcome basket and the place was cool down and clean when we arrivedvery clean great location
Host:the host took care of every detail and was extremely responsivegreat host basket of goods at the arrivalwe even arrived ahead of schedule and they were kind enough to let us check inshe was very responsive over the text and phone any time of the daycheck-in and check-out was easy and seamless and the owner communicated wellRead more reviewsthe location is perfectperfect location just a short walk to the beach and many restaurantsclose to beach and great restaurantsthe location was perfect walking distance to shops and restaurants as well as kiahuna beach and baby beachfabulous location and great host
This rental condo is located in the Kiahuna Plantation, which is the only condominium resort located on the ocean in Poipu. The resort is breathtaking no matter where you turn; it has sweeping lawns, swaying palm trees, and a sand beach with pristine blue waters. The plantation also has the historic Moir Gardens, which are filled with flourishing tropical plants. You can see the gardens right from the private balcony of this condo rental, which is the perfect spot for sitting outside and enjoying the ocean breeze. The remodeled condo is just as inviting from the inside, with lanai furniture and shiny wooden floors. There is one bedroom, but the rental can sleep up to four guests.
Short Walk to Beach & Shops. 20% off Through Oct!Koloa, Hawaii, United States
Top guest reviewsthe breeze kept the apartment cool (no need for ac)there is no a/c but plenty of fans and breezes and the lanai is very generously sizedwe had every fan running to try to stay cool in early augustthanks for a lovely aptthe condo was well equipped (especially the kitchen) and the whole place was beautifully furnishedthe place was clean and comfortablevery clean and well maintained unit on a nice propertythe room was very clean and we love to come back some daysit was very clean and we felt at homeinside the room is very clean
Host:rick was very helpful and shared great recommendationsrick is responsive knowledgeable and professionalif you have any questions or need help the staff couldn’t be kinder or more helpfulrick is a friendly and responsive hostwe found the property/staff hospitable and helpfulRead more reviewssuch a perfect locationeasy walking distance to the beach pool and shopping & restaurantsgreat location in sunny poipufabulous apartment in a great location in kauaithis place is perfect the location is ideal
Another rental option on the Kiahuna Plantation is this one-bedroom condo. It has a comfortable king-sized bed in the bedroom as well as a pull-out sofa in the living room for a group of more than two guests. The newly remodeled kitchen is a great place if you want to cook your own meals, and the resort also has a restaurant on site, if you’re craving something special. Guests at this rental have access to the resort’s incredible amenities, like a huge pool and an athletic club with a gym and tennis courts. You could have everything you need in this paradise, but be sure to venture out to explore the area’s great hiking and golf courses too.
PARADISE FOUND!AT PLANTATION BEACH FRONT RESORTKoloa, Hawaii, United States
Top guest reviewsthe bed (and sofa bed) are comfortableno ac but fans were comfortable enough as it cooled down at nightcan get a bit warm but we used the dyson air fan most nightsthis place was amazing despite not having ac the fans definitely helped and the bed was so comfortablethe apartment is beautiful and has a full kitchen and perfect balconyclean and well maintainedvery clean and comfortablegreat apartment very clean and spacious with nice decorit was very nice and cleantheir place was also extremely clean and well taken care of
Host:the staff were very helpful and friendly throughoutmiguel and judy were very informative hosts with a beautiful unitthe plantation where the condos are set is really beautiful and everyone very friendlyjudy and miguel are wonderful hoststhis resort was very family-friendly and we enjoyed it very much soRead more reviewsgood location to venture fromreally good location as wellgreat location of the condobeautiful place in a beautiful locationlocation is prime close to beaches shops and great food options
This ground-floor studio is located right next to Prince Kuhio Park, which offers a stunning natural backdrop during your stay. The studio has a huge sliding glass door on one side, which can be opened to bring the outdoors inside. Sit out on the patio, or enjoy the refreshing breeze right from the bed! The condo is within steps of the beautiful Lawai Beach, and the rental includes beach chairs, an umbrella, and a cooler, so you enjoy the surf and sand without having to pack any extra equipment besides your bathing suit!
Prince Kuhio Quiet, Private, End Unit-Ground FloorKoloa, Hawaii, United States
Top guest reviewskitchen amenities were perfectly sized for the spacethe condo stayed cool enough to not use the a/c even in record heatthe aspect of this room i liked the most was its private patiobathroom was very neat; the sink was a beautiful emerald green designwe loved the small kitchen for saving some extra money while travelingit was clean quaint and secludedvery clean and cute condo we had a great timethe space is small but clean and has everything you needthe apartment was nice and clean and check-in/out was super easyit is easy to check into and is clean and cute
Host:friendly hosts nice and quietpeople in the complex were friendlyRead more reviewsgreat snorkeling across the streetwe loved the location short walk to beachesgreat location able to walk to restaurant and shopping areagreat parking and locationthe place is at the great location
The traditional Hawaiian style of this condo rental will immediately set your clock to island time! Throughout the apartment, you’ll find rich wooden furniture, colorful furnishings, and tropical-themed decor like you would find at a beach resort hotel. The apartment’s other great feature is an attached lanai where you can sit outside and look over the lush tropical surroundings. This condo is located in a resort with tons of great amenities, and it is within walking distance to the beach and a short drive to a nearby golf course.
Tradition and luxury: Kiahuna 233Koloa, Hawaii, United States
Top guest reviewsget a sofa bed that someone can actually comfortably sleep on and get a/cthe space was perfectly comfortable for our group of three using the pull out couchking size bed is comfortable and my kids said the sofa bed was way better than the resortawesome location comfy beds (including pull-out) not a ton of space but would be perfect for couplesbeach towels are included gym access tons of fans nice plates and flatware etcvery clean and quietthe condo was very clean and comfortablea very nice clean condonice and cleanthe condo was super clean and comfortable
Host:the owners are very attentive and info excellentbeautifully kept space and great recommendations and instructions from hostshauna was a perfect hostour host shauna was so helpful reliable friendly and responsiveshauna provides lots of helpful tips about the area great hostRead more reviewsnice condo in a great locationgreat location with easy walking access to beaches and shoppinggreat location on the first floorgreat location well equipped and close walk to the beachvery close to a nice beach and shopping
You’ll fall in love the second you lay your eyes on this cute beach cottage! This cozy one-bedroom home is the perfect spot for two guests ready to explore Poipu. The rental comes with two beach cruisers so you can easily explore this beautiful area by bike. The beach is within walking distance, and the home has an outdoor shower so you don’t have to worry about tracking sand inside. There is even a private garage, so you may feel free to park your car and only drive when you’re exploring some of the harder-to-reach spots on Kauai!
Exquisite Cottage!!! Hale Minoaka at Poipu Beach EstatesPoipu/ Koloa, Hawaii, United States
Top guest reviewsthe property doesn't have ac so some nights were hot so we purchased a box fanjust have a fan on you at all times if you canthree ceiling fans a tower fan and a room circulator plus tons of windows that all open upawesome location gorgeous cottage loved the bikes and beach chairs and outdoor showergreat that there were the bicycles for use and outdoor showerit was very cleanvery clean with tons of spacethe house was extremely clean and stylishthe house is very clean and fully equippedthe house was stylish and spotlessly clean
Host:hosts were very responsive and kindour hosts were friendly and readily availablebeautiful newly constructed home separate building from ownersthe hosts provide a great notebook with instructions and local information that is very helpfuleasy self check-in and great communication with the hostRead more reviewsa cute well presented cottage close to beachessuper close to all the beautiful beaches shopping and fooda lovely house super close to poipu and the beaches and cute little shopsgreat location with easy access to a bunch of the awesome places on kauaithe house was perfect for celebrating our anniversary immaculate centrally located quiet and beautiful
The interior of this cute condominium is brimming with tropical decor that will instantly put you in a happy mood! The colorful interior is rivaled only by its exterior, which is surrounded by lush tropical plants and flowers. The condo has huge windows that let in the views and can also let in a refreshing ocean breeze. This rental has one bedroom and can accommodate up to two guests. It is located in a complex where the owners are always available in the office to provide beach towels and chairs that can be used in the two nearby beaches.
Walk to Poipu Beach i, A/C,Deck,WIFI,wood floorsKoloa, Hawaii, United States
Top guest reviewsaccommodations were very comfortable with all the needed amenities and more (beach chairs ice cooler etcthe a/c was a key feature making sleeping at night fantasticnice touch with fresh local flowers in the roomair conditioning and the bathroom shower in javeds place are goodfresh flowers and chocolate were waiting for us in our room with a personal note from javedclean and all functionaleverything was very cleanjaved’s place was very clean and comfortablea very good choice in kauai clean and spaciousthe place is very clean peaceful and welcoming
Host:staff could not have been any friendlierthe staff were very friendly and welcomingso kind and hospitablestaff were extremely kind and helpfuljaved was a great hostRead more reviewsthe location is greatthe location is wonderfulgreat affordable location in popiu beachvery convenient location and comfortable roomgreat charming spot close to the beach
The location of this condominium cannot be beaten! Whether you’re looking for a scenic beach, golf course, shopping, or dining, there are dozens of options within walking distance or just a short drive away. This one-bedroom condo has a pristine interior with a comfortable queen bed and a sofa bed which can sleep up to four guests. Throw open the huge windows and ceiling fans to let in the refreshing island breeze. Whether you want to catch up on shows using the apartment’s fast wi-fi, or you prefer to entertain yourself with the complimentary games or puzzles, you won’t run out of things to do even when you’re just relaxing at home!
Immaculate 1Bed/1Bath Villa, in Heart of Poipu!Koloa, Hawaii, United States
Top guest reviewsall amenities provided for a comfortable stayhowever be prepared for at best average cabinets lack of down pillows and a subpar bathroom (ethe unit itself was very large and private - comfortable furnishings particularly the king bedwe did not miss having air conditioning as the unit is well situated for good crosswind flowextras like the roku on the tv and computer & printer were much appreciatedvery clean relaxing and perfect for our getawayoverall v thoughtful clean experience on well maintained groundsvery nice clean unit in a beautifully lush garden settinga very spacious condo snuggled in a forest like ambiancevery very clean space with a terrific location
Host:the hosts are also super responsive to any questions we hadwe both think you were outstanding hosts who were very very quick to respond to all of our questions/inquiriesapartment was super cute host was very accommodating and responses to emails was fastkrystal was extremely easy to communicate with and very accommodating overall incredible hostskrystal was very quick on responding and her local information was very helpfulRead more reviewsideal location and amazing valuethe location was fantasticvery good location next to the shopping villageclose to wonderful beachesgood location and comfortable
A luxury resort experience that feels like home
You don’t have to stay at one of the expensive hotels near Poipu to have a relaxing and luxurious stay. Any one of these vacation rentals provides nearly all of the same amenities you’d find at a resort: beautiful lodging, exquisite views, great amenities, and easy access to the ocean. Plus, you may feel even more relaxed when you’re staying in a place where you can cook your own meals and enjoy your own private lanai! The only thing you’ll have to worry about is loving Poipu so much that you never want to leave.
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