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Oceanfront Views: 10 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Kauai, Hawaii

Updated May 09, 2018

Many say Kauai is an underrated Hawaii island that is often overshadowed by the very famous Maui. It offers amazing beaches and laid-back culture that will have you promising that you don’t want a beach vacation anywhere else. In Kauai, you can also find the some of the best sunsets, amazing marine life, breathtaking botanical gardens, and so much more. And, like on every beach vacation, we all want to stay at a place near to the beach and somewhere that offers spectacular beach front views. So, here are the best Airbnb vacation rentals to stay at in Kauai, Hawaii:

Enjoy your stay in paradise.

1. Wake up to amazing views in this 1-bedroom condominium in Princeville (109 USD)

If you’ve been knee-deep in the hustle and bustle of city life, this is the place to get away from it all and embark on a magical affair with the azure blue ocean and lush green bluffs of Hanalei Bay.

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When you wake up in the morning on your cloud-soft bed linens, you’ll think you’re looking at a gorgeous painting. Walk out onto the gorgeous private lanai to take a closer look and you’ll realize it’s not. With comfy seating and overgrown bushes surrounding you, it’s the ideal spot to chill with a cup of aromatic coffee.

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Revel in the absolutely breathtaking views of the Hanalei Bay and its lush green bluffs as you sip on your coffee. With the Tunnels Beach, the locals’ favorite snorkeling spot, right down the road, and the Na Pali Coast a 15-minute boat ride away, this is the perfect home base for your North Shore Kauai vacation.

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Not to mention, the condominium is fully furnished with tropical decor and a range of modern comforts, such as a fully upgraded kitchen with granite countertops where you can prepare your own meals, and a cozy living room with an oversized couch and a 49-inch HD TV featuring Netflix, Hulu, and a selection of Kauai films for you to enjoy.

1-bedroom condominium in Princeville

Address: Kapaa, HI, United States

Price: from 109 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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2. Stay in the Jewel of the Pacific (275 USD)

If you are looking for an accommodation as close as possible to the beach, look no further. The condominium’s paved path will lead you to the golden sands in no time.

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With a close proximity to a private, secluded beach that offers wonderful snorkeling opportunities and frequent turtle encounters, you think it would be hard to stay put in the apartment for long. However, this two-bedroom condominium is fitted with plenty of top frills that provide so much comfort you’ll not want to leave the apartment!

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From its Posturpedic beds and luxury linens to its 60-inch Smart TV and ultimate high-speed internet, you’ll be kept entertained throughout your stay. Among the highlights of the apartment is certainly the unrivaled views of the ocean and the Bali Hai mountains!

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As if a private beach wasn’t enough to entice guests, the condominium also features a communal pool and a hot tub for guests to swim and soak their troubles away. Guests will also have access to a fully equipped kitchen to prepare their own meals if they wish to. Aptly named the Jewel of the Pacific, this is a stay you won’t want to miss out on!

The Jewel of the Pacific

Address: Kapaa, HI, United States

Price: from 275 USD

Number of Guests: 6

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3. Relish in the breathtaking ocean views of this 1-bedroom apartment (399 USD)

Feel as if you’re living on the sea as you stay in this gorgeous one-bedroom suite that is encompassed by panoramic sea views!

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The super comfy king bed will leave you well rested prior to your days of exploring Kauai’s North Shore. Amble along a tree-lined path to visit the magnificent beach, where you can swim and snorkel in the sparkling blue and emerald water.

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Begin your day with a healthy breakfast consisting of fresh local-grown fruits in the spacious living room, and watch the whales and dolphins play from the private lanai that is furnished with comfortable lounge chairs.

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Prepare a meal in the immaculately maintained kitchen as you play your jam on the new Bose SoundTouch Wi-Fi music system. Then, tuck into your meal in the lavish dining room while enjoying a stunning 180-degree view of the ocean. Freshen up with a shower in the completely new bathroom, and head out to the historic town of Hanalei to experience its exciting nightlife.

1-bedroom apartment in Princeville

Address: Kapaa, HI, United States

Price: from 399 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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4. Have the best view of the most brilliant sunsets of Kauai in this upscale condominium (449 USD)

Families or small groups who hanker after the delights of a luxury villa will thrill at this spacious two-bedroom property in Princeville.

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The interior is smartly spruced up with unique artworks by local artists and wooden furniture that give off a cozy ambiance, offering a soothing retreat for artistic souls to chase their muse. Although a wide range of modern comforts is available on the property, such as free Wi-Fi, a cable TV, and a Bose stereo, the breathtaking views of the ocean and the sunsets from the lanai and atrium windows are more than enough to keep your eyes busy. If not, a cupboard full of board games is sure to bring the family together for a fun-filled time!

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The modern and stylish kitchen is yours to use, but if you’d rather try some of Hawaii’s best delicacies, Pu’u Po’a beach, just a 10-minute walk away, houses a wealth of restaurants that serve everything from coconut french toasts and mango parfaits to green smoothies and tropical juices that you would surely enjoy.

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As the day ends, simply walk out of the building and you’ll have one of the most exclusive views of the brilliant sunsets in Kauai. Retire to one of the comfortable king beds in the apartment that guarantees a sound sleep at the end of a thrilling day!

Two-bedroom luxury condominium

Address: Kapaa, HI, United States

Price: from 449 USD

Number of Guests: 5

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5. Enjoy hotel-like amenities at this 1-bedroom apartment in Kapaa (288 USD)

This one-bedroom apartment boasts amazing hotel-like amenities and beautiful interiors.

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Located on the east side of Kauai, the apartment at Plantation Hale is like a hotel suite and it has everything that a hotel has. Plus point? It offers amazing beach front views from its balcony. The living area comes with a spacious sofa, a dining area, and a balcony.

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Recently remodelled, the apartment has two double beds in the bedroom, which also comes with a ceiling fan, carpeted flooring, and a TV. The apartment is wheelchair accessible and has a fully-equipped kitchen too.

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The apartment complex has a large private pool, a BBQ area, and a Jacuzzi. When staying here, you’ll be just minutes away from restaurants, shops, and, of course, the beach!

Josh was great to work with and very responsive. The Plantation Hale H1 location was perfect. It put us right in the middle of everything where all the great tourist spots were within a short drive. You are also a short walk from the beach! Kevin

1-bedroom apartment in Kapaa

Address: Kapaa, HI, United States

Price: from 288 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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6. Recharge at this newly remodeled 2-bedroom apartment in Princeville (258 USD)

Revel in the amenities and attractions that Princeville has to offer in this charming and cozy 2-bedroom apartment.

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Furnished with festive, tropical accents, the apartment features three beds spread across two bedrooms, plus two well-appointed bathrooms with a hot tub. The pristine white bed sheets in the rooms perfectly complement this home’s overall aesthetic and certainly promises comfort at the end of a thrilling day.

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Enjoy relaxing ocean breezes and magnificent sea views from the floor-to-ceiling windows in the living room and the lovely balcony. Although an electric barbecue is provided on the lanai for outdoor grilling, there is a ton of dining options close by in Pali Ke Kua that you shouldn’t miss out on, like the Hideaways Pizza Pub.

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Guests are just a 5-minute walk away from amazing snorkeling at the private Hideaways Beach, and the Makai Golf Course, as well as the breathtaking Napali Coast, are just a stone’s throw away. With almost every type of recreational opportunity Kauai has to offer located nearby, the condominium still features an on-site pool for guests to enjoy. It is indeed designed to satisfy the most demanding guests.

Newly remodeled two-bedroom apartment in Princeville

Address: Kapaa, HI, United States

Price: from 258 USD

Number of Guests: 4

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7. Stay close to the airport at this Kapaa apartment (268 USD)

If you are looking for an apartment that doesn’t require you to drag your heavy luggage far from the airport, then this one’s definitely for you.

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This cosy home is located on the east side of Kauai, just 10 minutes’ drive from the airport and steps away from Wailua Beach. Located on the top floor of the condominium building, it offers some of the best ocean views on the island. It is complete with Wi-Fi and a fully-equipped kitchen.

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The one-bedroom apartment comes with a king-sized bed and, if you require extra lodging, there is a queen-sized sleeper sofa located in the living room. Drift off to the relaxing sound of the waves.

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Located on beautiful green grounds, the apartment complex has a private pool and a BBQ area. It is near to several conveniences, including Mexican and Japanese restaurants, a pub, a pizzeria, a gas station, and a mini-mart.

Amazing ocean view top-floor condominium

Address: Kapaa, HI, United States

Price: from 268 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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8. Enjoy convenience at its best with this 1-bedroom apartment on Poipu Beach (245 USD)

Looking for an apartment where you can find everything you need without having to take transport or walk? This Poipu condo is perfect for you.

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This fully furnished condo not only features a tropical design, it also comes with a spacious living area and is probably the most strategically located accommodation you can find in Kauai. This is because the apartment is just walking distance away from beaches, restaurants, and shopping areas, and yet still offers the quiet and private stay that you are looking for.

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With one bedroom, you can enjoy amazing views right from the comfort of your king-sized bed. The bathroom also comes with all the necessary essentials that you may need during your stay.

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There are balconies on both sides of the apartment, letting you enjoy fresh air and views. The apartment also comes with Wi-Fi, beach supplies that include beach chairs, umbrellas, and a cooler, parking, outdoor showers, and so much more. Additionally, there is a laundry room facility for you to use.

Nice, spacious and clean condo in a quite area very close to the beach and supermarkets. Everything you need for a vacation in the south of Kauai. The communication with Donya was very good as well! Nancy

Sunny Poipu Condo (KL4)

Address: Poipu Beach, Koloa, HI, United States

Price: from 245 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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9. Stay at this modern 4-bedroom apartment just minutes away from the beach (415 USD)

For large groups and families, consider staying at this beautifully remodelled 4-bedroom house located on the North Shore of Kauai.

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Offering an abundance of space with modern facilities, this house is ideal for families or large groups looking for an accommodation near to the beach. Sit back and enjoy quality time with friends and family in the living room that comes with a 55-inch (140-cm) LED TV, complete with Netflix. The house also features high-quality hardwood floors and a fully equipped kitchen if you’re in the mood for a home-cooked meal.

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All four bedrooms feature large windows from where you can enjoy amazing ocean views right from the comfort of your bed. There are king-sized beds in the two master bedrooms, while the other two bedrooms have comfortable queen-sized beds.

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The apartment, which has an outdoor patio, an outdoor shower, and a BBQ area, is just minutes away from amazing beaches such as Tunnels Beach and Ke'e Beach. The owner kindly provides beach chairs, mats, a beach umbrella, and a cooler. He can also provide you with bicycles upon request. Additionally, you can enjoy 10% discount on adventure activities such as helicopter rides, Na Pali boat tours, surfing and more; just ask your host!

We had a great time and stay in Haena. Kili was very responsive and helpful regarding booking tours. We would love to come back! Johannes

Conveniently located, this apartment is just 35 miles (56 kilometres) from the airport and a short walking distance from various nearby restaurants.

Haena Hale steps from Remote Beach

Address: Hanalei, HI, United States

Price: from 415 USD

Number of Guests: 8

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10. Enjoy a short walk to the beach from Kiahuna in Koloa (300 USD)

If you’re looking to stay near to the beach and right opposite a shopping centre at the same time, then this one’s for you.

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Located just opposite Poipu Shopping Center and Poipu Beach Athletic Club, this 1-bedroom apartment is fully furnished and offers a homely atmosphere. It is located on some of the most beautiful tropical grounds you can find, and a stay at this place will include free membership to the Poipu Beach Athletic Club.

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From the spacious balcony, you can enjoy amazing beach front views. Also, speaking of beaches, the apartment is just a 5-minute walk away from the Poipu Beach, at which the owner can provide you with beach chairs, two boogie boards, and a travel cooler with ice packs for food and drinks. There’s also a copy of the Ultimate Guidebook to Kauai as well!

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The bedroom is connected to the bathroom in the apartment, which comes with fresh sets of towels and essentials that include soap, toiletries, and even detergent that you can use at the on-site laundry facility at the apartment building.

It was an awesome place with a lot of extras like beach chairs, boogie boards, cooler bags, etc. Everything was very clean and Amy took care about any matter or questions in minutes! We like to thank you for an unforgettable holiday in a wonderful location! Hannes

The apartment, that comes with free Wi-Fi, a BBQ area, and parking, is so close to conveniences. Also, at the nearby beach, you can enjoy a wide range of water activities that include snorkelling and paddle boarding.


Address: Koloa, HI, United States

Price: from 300 USD

Number of Guests: 4

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Beach views right from the comfort of your accommodation

With these Airbnb listing you won’t have to explore the highest viewpoints or travel far and wide to enjoy the breathtaking views of Maui’s splendid beaches! Also, these apartments are all well-furnished and come with awesome amenities for a fantastic Hawaiian stay.

This article was originally published on Oct 22, 2016
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