Top 13 Long-Term Rentals In Kauai, Hawaii - Updated 2024

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Kauai is one of those islands that lives up to every travelers’ expectations because of the wonderful things it offers. Amazing sea cliffs with rock formations, gushing waterfalls, pulsating mountains bursting with trees, and endless white-sand beaches are just a few things that will you mesmerized about the island. Its waters have dolphins, turtles, and whales for you to see and smile at. A vacation in the so-called ‘garden isle’ will have you marrying relaxing and adventurous activities you will certainly enjoy and come back for. There are just so many things to do and places to be seen on this tiny island that a few days is not enough for a vacation. Check out our list of the top long-term rentals in Kauai, Hawaii.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) host status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, decor, availability of dates, and long-term stay rules and regulations. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on July 06, 2024.

1. Lovely condo for rent with ocean with a shared pool (from USD 179)

Need a place to stay for your Kauai getaway? Check out this lovely condo that is ideally located close to the beach. This accommodation offers stunning views of the ocean and access to great amenities such as a shared pool and hot tub.

Furthermore, this compact living space is equipped with all comforts of the home such as wireless internet, a flat-screen TV, and air-conditioning. You will also have a personal lanai, the perfect spot to have a cup of morning coffee while watching the beautiful sunrise.

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34.83 km (21.7 mi) from Waimea Canyon State Park
131 reviews   Wifi Available
condo 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the condo unit though quite small is nicely laid out and comfortable
we would unequivocally recommend this property as a base for touring kaua'i or for relaxing days around the pool
Cleanliness:
this unit is clean and comfortable and we enjoyed the lanai
Host:
esther is a great host
nice accommadations and a wonderful host
the owner made check in super easy and she responds quickly if needed
i was supplied with very helpful information
the owner was extremely helpful all the way through from booking to departure
Location:
shopping and good resturants within walking distance
enjoyed location beach pool
the location was perfect we were a short distance from the north and the south shore
great central location for travel to north shore or south
we loved the location and amenities
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2. Adorable studio with a hot tub (from USD 149)

Couples and families of three will enjoy a fun getaway at this adorable studio. Featuring an outdoor pool, the property allows you to have fun swimming and lounging under the sun. There is also a hot tub that you can use to relax while on vacation.

Apart from these great amenities, the studio also offers a fully equipped kitchen. Plus, access to wireless internet and parking spaces are available to provide you with convenience. Other activities you can enjoy here are fishing, kayaking, and hiking.

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25.46 km (15.9 mi) from Waimea Canyon State Park
73 reviews   Wifi Available
studio 3 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The bed was super comfortable
It was refreshing to go outside to eat in the morning/evening air
The main room comprises the Queen/King sized bed with a good TV 2 Leather Chairs and also the kitchen sink/fridge
The bed was very comfortable
Not only was the condo updated and modern
Cleanliness:
The place was as described and was very clean
The Pool was very inviting
This apartment was in exceptional condition and was spotlessly clean
Host:
Our host Robyn was very responsive and helpful
Robyn was great to communicate with
The owner was very quick to respond to any questions
Robyn was excellent and made sure we were well taken care of
It was very nice that they had extra snacks/drinks and outdoor beach items
Location:
We really liked the Foodland store which is just close enough to walk but
The area was really nice and it is a great location to take in the North Coast areas of Kauai
The location is fantastic for staying in the North Shore area of Kauai
and it was a lovely vacation location
It's not the biggest place
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3. Charming apartment with beautiful views of the waterfalls (from USD 195)

Get the best view of Hanalei Bay when you book a stay at this charming apartment. It features a balcony that overlooks the ocean and waterfalls, the perfect scenery while having a cup of coffee every morning. Going inside the studio, a comfy living area will welcome you. It is well furnished with plush sofas and a flat-screen TV to keep you entertained at home. There’s also a kitchenette and dining space ready for use. Access to WiFi and parking spaces are also available for free.

Additionally, you will be provided with water sports gear for a full experience of the nearby beach.

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25.22 km (15.7 mi) from Waimea Canyon State Park
79 reviews  
studio 4 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it is spacious and then window ac unit makes it extremely comfortable
Cleanliness:
clean and well stocked
the unit was clean and comfortable
clean beautifully decorated excellent location
but came in extremely handy to clean some of our clothes that got mud splattered on the trails
excellent directions super clean and comfortable with a unbelievable view
Host:
management and owner were very helpful
communication with the owner of this property was beyond excellent
it was so helpful having a washer
Location:
comfortable bed great location excellent water pressure
we absolutely bed our stay at this perfect location in princeville
i would stay here again due to the great location and reasonable cost
this was our first time on the island the location was perfect for us
the location was perfect and we were able to get wherever we needed easily from here
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4. Ali'i Kai Resort (from USD 473)

Come and feel free to spend as many days as you want in this lovely abode on the northern tip of Kauai. This beautiful getaway has an amazing view of the garden where you can also see the Pacific Ocean sneaking through from the master bedroom and lounge. You can get a glimpse of the magnificent Bali Hai Mountain from the dining area and second bedroom. The villa comes with two bathrooms, both fitted with a bathtub, and can billet six guests comfortably. Do get a whiff of fresh ocean breeze by heading to the lanai with a bottle of wine in hand. Feel free to use all the shared amenities such as the pool, children’s pool, hot tub, grill, and gazebo to fully enjoy your stay.

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Princeville, Hawaii, United States
25.65 km (16.0 mi) from Waimea Canyon State Park
173 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible
ENTIRE CONDO 2 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful peaceful no view from apt but a beautiful bluff within a few meters thoughtfully furnished
very comfortable beautiful views you won’t be disappointed
beds were wonderfully comfortable
i will stay here again love the area and community the apt is in as well
the location of kellie's place was excellent and the views from the apartment were beautiful
Cleanliness:
very clean place to stay
great place clean and excellent communication
it was sparkling clean
clean and as mentioned on description and pictures
basics first: the place was immaculately clean
Host:
kelly always responded to questions within minutes and was truly a gracious host
kellie was responsive and helpful when we had questions
communication with the host was easy and prompt
plus owners are easy to work with
peaceful area besides the sea nice accommodation and the host is very warm-hearted
Location:
the location in princeville is great
great location pool and hot tub
this is the perfect location to enjoy all the island has to offer
loved our stay at this place great location convenient check in
great place place to stay with lots to do close by
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Monthly discount: 20% off

5. Hale Luna (from USD 620)

This home has everything a family or group of six needs in a vacation rental. It has a bright and airy vibe to it that reflects the atmosphere of the tropics through its vibrant décor and specially-selected furnishings. All these give life to this marvelous three-bedroom and two-bathroom escape which is located just a few minutes from the nearest beach. Spending time with each other in the main area is easy as the gourmet kitchen, dining area, and living room all open up to each other where everyone can easily communicate wherever they are. A great place to relax is on the porch, where you can have dessert, coffee, and all the fun conversations you want to share.

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Koloa, Hawaii, United States
29.43 km (18.3 mi) from Waimea Canyon State Park
124 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the house was stocked with amazing coffee tea and everything we needed to cook in the kitchen
the house was beautiful and our group of 6 were very comfortable there
great place with plenty of room for the family
Cleanliness:
the house was very well appointed and was spotless throughout
not to mention the house itself was incredibly clean and well laid out
the place is magic so clean so easy to live in
the house was very clean and a great location
the house was beautiful spotless and had lovely island decor
Host:
the hosts were very welcoming and helpful
giselle was an amazing host
the hosts also made sure our stay was comfortable very attentive
giselle was very helpful and gave me a quick response if we had any questions
the best part about the place though were the hosts
Location:
amazing house with great location
the location was in great proximity to so many beaches and stores and great restaurants
this is a dream house in a dream location
the location is peaceful yet close to great beach by the sheraton in poipu
excellent location quiet surroundings adjacent to an 18 hole golf course and park
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Monthly discount: 25% off

6. Bright and airy home with huge lawn (from USD 819)

Just one look at this home and you will know that your family of five will have the most comfortable vacation you will ever have. You will have all the personal space you want in this house which has two spacious bedrooms and two well-designed bathrooms with one fitted with a bathtub for more reason to relax. There is a living room, a dining area, and a fully equipped kitchen all rolled into one harmonious open floor plan. You all can proceed to the open deck where you can fire up the grill while sharing some laughs. Just a flight of stairs down is a huge lawn where you and your kids can have the time of your lives.

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Hanalei, Hawaii, United States
22.03 km (13.7 mi) from Waimea Canyon State Park
127 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 5 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the ac units in every room was an added bonus
bed was comfy we slept really well running just the fan on the ac unit
kitchen provisions/utilities were of a high standard and made cooking easy for adults and a 2 year old
the house was very comfortable and homely with all we needed for our stay
beds were very comfortable
Cleanliness:
everything was exceptionally clean having tons of extra clean linens bath towels and beach towels was fabulous
the house was very clean and well stocked
the house was clean tidy and homely
house was very clean
the house is spacious clean and inviting
Host:
the host was easy to communicate with and we thoroughly enjoyed our visit
lauren was extremely responsive and attentive to detail
lauren was very helpful and easy to communicate with
we loved that the hosts had a wagon beach gear and bikes that we were able to use
full of small village charms like roosters crowing in the morning and friendly local dogs
Location:
the location is great
amazing location is a short walk to a great beach
so perfect 5min walk to hanalei bay
great location just a very quick drive to town or beaches or other activities
nice little place close to the beach and town
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Monthly discount: 15% off

7. Kiahuna Plantation Resort Kauai by Outrigger

This condominium for four is located within the confines of Kiahuna Plantation Resort Kauai by Outrigger. What makes it an ideal home for a long-term stay is that the complex sits right on the shore. This condominium unit is located on the ground floor of one of the buildings which makes it wheelchair accessible. It has a spacious living area where the sofa can be reconfigured into a queen bed. The cozy dining area is perfect for feasting on all the great things coming out of the fully equipped kitchen. A comfortable king bed dominates the master bedroom, while the bathroom offers another opportunity to relax in the beautiful bathtub.

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Koloa, Hawaii, United States
30.39 km (18.9 mi) from Waimea Canyon State Park
117 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
yummy coffee / breakfast spot across the street
no ac in the unit but windows and fans do a decent job of keeping it cool
the lack of air conditioning is a bummer but you are 5 minutes from a gorgeous private beach
tons of fans to keep you cool
the fans were not enough to keep the unit cool
Cleanliness:
the condo is clean and comfortable - would absolutely recommend
great and clean place to stay with good access to local activities
perfect beach retreat the condo is spacious and very clean decorated nicely with a (naturally) beachy vibe
it's clean safe and easy to check in and out
very clean with a fully stocked kitchen
Host:
the resort staff is very accommodating and helpful
the staff is super friendly and always available to help
jeanne was a great host super communicative and helpful throughout the process
check-in was easy & the staff were friendly and helpful
thank you jeanne for being a great host and so responsive
Location:
great location walking distance to the beach stores and restaurants
the location was perfect
the location has easy close access to several varied restaurants and small grocery stores
this is a great location
close to many good restaurants and beaches
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8. Dreamy villa with a tropical garden (from USD 525)

This vacation home is the perfect example of a relaxing place in the tropics. The garden has a lovely collection of palm trees and other colorful flora that gives the home a fresh and airy vibe. Obscured from the street with tall trees, this home has three lovely bedrooms that can accommodate a group of six. Both bathrooms are a picture of elegance, with the master bath fitted with a calming bathtub. With everything you might need in place, the kitchen is perfect for creating dishes everyone will feast on in the cozy dining area. The deck is best for chilling while putting some steaks on the grill. Feel free to end your meal at the living area with a cup of coffee and luscious desserts while sharing memorable laughter.

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Princeville, Hawaii, United States
25.21 km (15.7 mi) from Waimea Canyon State Park
86 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
only downfall it could use a better fan in the living room
great place with wonderful kitchen/open area and view perfect for our family
kitchen was great and the gas grill was wonderful for the fresh fish from the local market
the living room is a very open space with really comfortable couches
the space layout worked perfectly with three separate bathrooms to boot
Cleanliness:
dougs house is spacious very clean and comfortable
the house is very spacious very clean and kitchen stocked with enough supplies to enjoy basic cooking
doug’s place was extremely clean very nice house with lots of space
he was very kind and the house was really clean
doug’s place is lovely exceptionally clean and the check in and check out process was super easy and convenient
Host:
the host was very responsive and friendly
the host is the best and will go out of the way to make you feel at home
gorgeous house wonderful host no regrets
doug answered all of our questions quickly and was very helpful
would highly recommend and doug was an outstanding host
Location:
the location is awesome
perfect location in beautiful princeville
great house in a perfect location
great location accurately described
with a wonderful location right near queens bath
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Monthly discount: 15% off

9. Honeymooners’ abode by the beach (from USD 176)

The powdery white sand shore and crystal-blue waters of Poipu Beach are within reach from this lovely abode for couples. These serve as the perfect backdrop for a memorable vacation between you and your significant other. The minimalist interior of this condominium unit has everything you two will need for a long stay. It has a complete kitchen where you can create romantic dinners and indulge in this at the cozy dining table for two. There is a comfortable king bed to sleep in while the bathroom covers all your personal needs. You also have access to the property’s pool and barbecue area during your whole stay.

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Koloa, Hawaii, United States
28.96 km (18.0 mi) from Waimea Canyon State Park
106 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
otherwise all of the amenities were great and the bed was comfortably firm
the king sized bed was very comfortable and the a/c was welcomed
we also enjoy cooking and so appreciated your very efficiently-equipped kitchen
the space is comfortable and has everything you need
the room is clean and has all the necessary facilities
Cleanliness:
clean and comfortable :)
also very clean and comfortable
it's clean and comfortable
clean and quiet and a full kitchen
the place was very clean and exceptionally located
Location:
great location as well near beaches shopping centres and koloa
wonderful stay and great location
fantastic location across the street from a great snorkeling spot at lawai beach
the apartment was comfortable and conveniently located close to the beach and to shopping
it's in a great location; we could walk to poipu beach and the shops near by
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Monthly discount: 10% off

10. Luxurious home perched on a hill (from USD 900)

This amazing home was built to make couples fall in love all over again. Perched high on a hill, you and the one you love could spend endless hours on the deck looking at the amazing ocean and mountain views. Take a dip in the romantic infinity while looking at the setting sun on the horizon. Bring a bottle of wine and cozy up to each other while having a dreamy dip in the bathtub where you both can relax before the day ends. When morning comes, you could take time to cook the perfect breakfast for your partner in the fully equipped kitchen. Resting in the canopy bed completes your amazing experience in this beautiful home built in a natural environment.

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Kalaheo, Hawaii, United States
21.24 km (13.2 mi) from Waimea Canyon State Park
101 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
an outdoor shower that allows you to shower privately with nature and breathtaking views
Cleanliness:
house was super clean and relaxing
Host:
bruna was very friendly and helpful
bruna was very helpful and a delight to meet
Location:
a perfect location to be close to many things but very private
the location was perfect and could be anywhere on the island in about and hour or so
i came to this beautiful location in search of peace clarity + calm
a stunning property in a spectacular location with a warm and welcoming host
if you are looking at this place the answer should be yes
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Monthly discount: 20% off

11. Condominium with perfect ocean view (from USD 278)

Four guests can have the best vacation at this tropical-inspired condominium unit that offers one of the most amazing views of the Pacific Ocean. If you want to take this to a higher level, do wake up early in the morning, brew yourself a perfect cup of coffee, and take a seat on the terrace where you can watch the most beautiful sunrise over the ocean. The unit can accommodate four guests with lots of room to spare. It has two bedrooms, with the master having a view of the ocean. Meanwhile, the second bedroom is uniquely designed with bamboo furnishings. Here, you also have access to the complex’s refreshing pool and barbecue area.

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Kapaa, Hawaii, United States
35.72 km (22.2 mi) from Waimea Canyon State Park
109 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
with the a/c installed this condo would be just perfect
the view of the beach was great and we enjoyed the pool
amazing beach front location with a beautiful view out over the pool and the beach
beach access and a pool make it perfect for families
Cleanliness:
everything was very clean and well organized
the house is clean and comfortable
the place was clean comfortable and relaxing
well described and clean
) and the accommodations themselves were clean and comfortable
Host:
krystl was a great host
krystl was a great host
krystl was a good host
krystl is very responsive
great location very helpful and quick to respond accommodated us when we flew in early
Location:
the location is great
great location on the water
location is excellent and close to many things
this condo is in a great location
the location was great (a quick walk from a safeway restaurants etc
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Monthly discount: 15% off

12. Kauai Beach Resort

This lovely accommodation sits on the top floor of one of the buildings in Kauai Beach Resort. It offers some of the best mountain views you will find in Kauai from the balcony. Good for three, the unit has everything you need to have a comfortable vacation, even on a long-term one. The rental is a hotel room that is fitted with a king-sized bed. The third person in your group can sleep in the comfortable chaise lounge which is adjacent to the work table. While here, you can try to relax in the refreshing bathtub in the lovely bathroom.

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Līhuʻe, Hawaii, United States
34.33 km (21.4 mi) from Waimea Canyon State Park
229 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice pools and hot spa
pools were nice
the pools were great
wonderful place with awesome pools and slides
great outdoor space by the pools
Cleanliness:
very clean and simple
the sheets and towels were clean
otherwise it was clean tidy and would stay here again
$40 charge for clean towels
peter's place was very clean roomy and comfortable
Host:
the front desk was helpful
resort staff was friendly and helpful
also the staff was friendly and helpful
staff extremely professional and friendly
the resort is beautiful and the staff is friendly
Location:
good central location for the island
great central location for exploring kauai
great middle ground location on the island
an amazing location and grounds
great location and hotel facilities
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13. Waikomo Stream Villas

This one-bedroom condominium unit is a paradise to stay at even for a month. Its design mirrors the tropics which evokes a bright and airy atmosphere, something your group of four can appreciate to no end. With some renovations done recently, the kitchen comes fully equipped with everything you need to satisfy your family’s hunger. Also newly remodeled is the spacious bathroom, which is now equipped with a huge walk-in shower. The master bedroom has a king bed, but there is also an extra sofa bed which provides all the sleep space everyone needs. Just off the kitchen is the huge living room, which is a great place to relax.

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Koloa, Hawaii, United States
29.4 km (18.3 mi) from Waimea Canyon State Park
56 reviews  
Entire condominium 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the well stocked kitchen and other amenities made it so easy to enjoy our stay
we were impressed by the size of the apartment which allowed us to have personal space
bed was comfortable and fan in the room made sleeping at night feel like ocean breeze
the one and only thing we would have liked was maybe a box fan
loved being on the ground floor the patios washer/dryer in unit & full kitchen
Cleanliness:
the condo was very clean and spacious
anna's place is very clean with plenty of space
it is extremely spacious very well equipped and very clean and tidy
it was clean and a lot bigger than expected
the condo was very clean and perfect for my husband myself and our infant son
Host:
anna was extremely accommodating and welcoming
she was very communicative throughout the process and was a pleasure to chat with
anna was a wonderful host and very responsive to any questions and made check-in very easy
anna is definitely one of the most attentive hosts i have ever met
the place was perfect and anna is a very attentive host
Location:
it was the ideal location
the location is great: close to shops restaurants and beach - all in walking distance
great place in a great location
the location is great to lots of little shops near by
i love this poipu location
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A vacation in the middle of the Pacific

Kauai is one of the beautiful islands that make up beautiful Hawaii. Its beauty is organic, with untouched mountains and clear blue waters for your eyes to feast on. A long-term stay in one of the homes listed above can help elevate the experience and let you appreciate Kauai even more.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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