Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Hanalei Bay, Hawaii - Updated 2021

airbnb Hanalei Bay, HI
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Hanalei Bay is known as the largest bay in the north shore of Kauaʻi Island. Blanketed by two miles (3.2km) of beach, Hanalei Bay is beautifully surrounded by a mountain landscape and offers various challenging water activities for guests who visit during summer. The laid-back atmosphere in Hanalei Bay serves as a tranquil getaway for visitors who are looking for privacy during their vacation. Here, you will not find big name shops nor chains. Instead, you will get the chance to experience some down-to-earth local delicacies and handmade products that you will not find elsewhere. Looking forward to enjoying the sea better? Take a surfing lesson from Hanalei Surf School or you could kayak down the breathtaking Na Pali Coast as you enjoy the magnificent view of sea caves and cascading waterfall. If you are looking for a place to stay on this beautiful spot, read on to discover some of the best Airbnb vacation rentals we have shortlisted for you here in Hanalei Bay.

1. Beach house with a waterfall view (from USD 525)

The three-bedroom beach house is a cozy, six-guest accommodation that is best recommended for families or groups of friends. In the house, you will find a spacious dining area, a custom kitchen fully equipped with cooking utensils, and two bathrooms with showers. The highlight for this accommodation is none other than the beautiful panorama view of the waterfalls you can witness from the living area. The strategic location of the beach house also provides guests with an easy walking distance to the beach and town where guests can find more local shops and restaurants.

3 bedroom Beach House in Hanalei
Hanalei, Hawaii, United States
118 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the furniture and the beds were comfortable
there was a great screened deck off the living room with a second dining table and chairs
fans were in every room and we were comfortable despite no ac
while the furnishings were not luxurious they were comfortable and consistent with the generally hawaiiian decor
great location magnificent view of mountains to enjoy morning coffee comfortable and spacious for large family
Cleanliness:
big and clean and miguel was very responsive
the house is in great shape very clean and quite new
it was very clean and spacious and it had everything we needed
very spacious and clean
it was so clean and well equipped with everything we needed
Host:
micco was a wonderful host
micco was a great host very responsive
miguel is a great host
miguel was a fantastic host from the beginning
micco was helpful if we had questions about local activities
Location:
perfect location in hanalei and close to beach
the location is great
best location in hanalei
amazing location and beautiful home
great house at a great location
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2. Private room near the beach (from USD 368)

This accommodation is a private room that can sleep up to two guests at a time, with a bedroom that comes with a King-sized bed, a fully equipped kitchen, a spacious dining area, a living area, and a bathroom equipped with washer and dryer. It takes 10 minutes of walk to access Hanalei Town, but the beach is only a one-minute walk away. The host gives you all the privacy you need and will not bother you unless you contact her. Other amenities such as WiFi connection and a free parking spot are provided for you. However, keep in mind that essentials such as towels, bed sheets, and shampoos will not be provided so it’s best to prepare those before you check into the accommodation.

Romantic Hanalei Beach Honeymoon Rental TVNC 1280
Hanalei, Hawaii, United States
108 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
waking up to the views from bed was amazing
the bed was comfortable the knives were sharp the washer/dryer worked well and the linens/space was clean
we slept soundly in the very comfortable bed and awakened to bird songs
the space itself is clean and comfortable and devaki has provided all the beach necessities (chairs bags etc
the bed was so comfortable and the temperature was perfect with plenty of ventilation
Cleanliness:
super clean and comfortable
property was very clean on arrival
the place was very clean and well maintained
great clean property with parking and a gorgeous private yard
devaki is a wonderful host the place was very clean and exactly as advertised
Host:
devaki was accessible and helpful throughout
devaki was a fantastic host
devaki was a great host
devaki is a friendly and accommodating host
devaki is a terrific host
Location:
the apartment’s location is fantastic
amazing location walk right to the beach
great location near beach and facilities
great location and very comfortable place
location to hanalei bay and downtown was perfect for this beach bungalow
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3. The Bay Bungalow (from USD 957)

The beautiful bungalow is located just steps away from Hanalei Bay. Sit back and enjoy the gorgeous view of the sea waves or grab your surfing board and get yourself some sunlight on the white-sand beach, easily accessible via the back door of the bungalow. The house is newly remodeled and it comes with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a fully equipped kitchen. The bedrooms come with a king-sized bed and a queen-sized bed in another, and they are spacious enough to accommodate up to four guests at a time. A welcome basket awaits your arrival and the comfortable back porch and hammock serve as a relaxing spot to hang out.

THE BAY BUNGALOW AT HANALEI
Hanalei, Hawaii, United States
91 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great amenities well-stocked kitchen totally wired
loved the out door shower and view of the water
the outdoor space is great for morning coffee reading and showering off after an ocean swim
the a/c is an extra bonus during the hot and tropical days/evenings
the two bedrooms were comfortable and nicely furnished
Cleanliness:
thoughtful touches full kitchen with nice dishes & utensils good organic/natural soaps super clean
the place itself was sparkling clean and had nice touches like a welcome basket and great bath products
our stay was wonderful the house was clean comfortable and so cute
fantastic clean/modern decor with the mod cons
the house was so spacious and immaculately clean and even closer to the beach than we expected
Host:
david was super responsive
they were very helpful and accommodating
and that the host was reliable communicative and helpful
david is a fantastic host for a fantastic property
dave and amy were wonderful hosts
Location:
fabulous location and beautiful accommodations
the location was perfect - steps from hanalei bay close to the restaurants and shops
6 mikes away so it's an easy drive or walk
fantastic house in prime hanalei bay location
amazing location would absolutely stay there again
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4. Modern accommodation for six (from USD 795)

This modern accommodation consists of three bedrooms and two bathrooms, enough to accommodate up to six guests at a time. The accommodation is best recommended for groups of friends, families, or for company retreats. The strategic location of the accommodation gives you exclusive access to the beach, where you can indulge yourself in various water activities such as snorkeling, surfing, boogie boarding, and kayaking. Alternatively, you can also ride along the shore or into the nearby town to explore more of the surrounding without getting wet. The fully equipped kitchen is for you to use. Enjoy cooking with the sea view is definitely an experience you would not want to miss when you are staying in this accommodation.

Hawaii Life Rentals presents Modern 3BR in Hanalei- Hot tub, bikes & boards - Camp Magic 1
35 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were all super comfortable and the amenities terrific
Cleanliness:
very clean & pleasant property
supplied with all essentials like towels dishes and cleaning supplies
this place is amazing meticulously clean and well kept
clean quiet friendly host a/c everywhere
super cute and clean house
Host:
super helpful app which gives you tons of information
Location:
great location and well set up
beautiful place in a stunning location
hanalei town was within walking distance and it was very easy to walk wherever we wanted to go
great place in hanalei excellent location to beach shops and restaurants
this is a nice close-to-the-beach property just a short 5-minute walk to hanalei bay beach and also the town
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5. Beautiful home with a Na Pali view (from USD 584)

The beautiful home comes with a breathtaking view of Na Pali and the Waioli Stream from just any room in the house. Located at the end area of Hanalei Bay, the accommodation puts you close to the beach and the town. The house can comfortably sleep up to six guests at a time in two spacious bedrooms. The interior of this house is delicately designed in a local Hawaiian style, giving you a refreshing feel throughout your stay. Feel free to also make use of the fully equipped gourmet kitchen. It will take you five minutes to walk to Hanalei Town, where you will find restaurants, shops, and markets for your grocery needs.

NaPali Views From Plantation-Style Hanalei Bay Home
Hanalei, Hawaii, United States
67 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 5 Beds 7 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
perfect wifi and air conditioning
beautiful views from the lanai and living room
very comfortable for our family of 4 with ac in bedrooms
the wifi worked well as well as the tv
we used the kitchen daily and enjoyed the view out the front door/windows of the stream
Cleanliness:
very clean and accessible
the house is fresh clean and bright
fairly clean layout and rooms were spacious and inviting
the house is super clean and modern but homey and comfortable at the same time
the home was spotless and simple which was great for children
Host:
lauren is a great host
host was very responsive and accommodating
lauren was a fantastic host
lauren was an incredibly responsive and helpful host
she was super-quick responding to our questions and incredibly helpful with suggestions for making our trip easier
Location:
the location was wonderful
lovely location on the river
super close to the hanalei town center can walk there easily
what a great location and perfectly appointed home
beautiful home and great location
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6. Private room in a historical cottage (from USD 295)

Your private room is located in a historical-styled cottage with a history dating back to the 1930s. It can sleep up to two guests, making it an ideal accommodation for couples or solo travelers. Your room comes with a queen-sized bed and a private bathroom is all yours to use. If you would like to cook your own meals, feel free to use the kitchenette. For those who would love to hang out outside, you will also be delighted to know that the accommodation also comes with a spacious outdoor space, even with a hammock and BBQ equipment prepared for you upon your arrival!

Hanalei Garden Surf Cottage
Hanalei, Hawaii, United States
131 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi and access to a washer and dryer were particularly appreciated
although there isn’t air conditioning we found it very comfortable during the night with the fans
a beautiful spot and cozy cottage perfect for the two of us
this is the best great cottage great location with such great vibes and such a comfortable feel
the space is very cozy in a quiet cul-de-sac surrounded by tropical beauty
Cleanliness:
it is super clean and offered plenty of towels which were soft
calm quiet clean and serene
i like funky but clean places
it was simple clean and comfortable
spotlessly clean for a rustic beach shack and well appointed
Host:
our host was very communicative and helpful whenever we needed anything or had questions
micco was a wonderful and friendly host
he is a great host very easy to communicate with
micco was immediately and warmly responsive to questions we had
but most of all - great host he made it all easy
Location:
the location is perfect
the location is really great
excellent place within a few minutes' walking distance of the beach
loved the location and spot as a whole
the location is perfect just a short walk to the beach town and farmers market
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7. Charming house with a traditional Hawaiian touch (from USD 287)

The guesthouse is a charming accommodation that can house up to four guests at a time. The traditional Hawaiian decorations in the house will put you a step closer to living the local lifestyle. You are also within walking distance of local restaurants, lively nightlife spots, and local stores. Keep in mind that parties and events are prohibited on the premise. In the house, you are free to use two of its bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, and its spacious garden area. The host gives you all the privacy you need so he will not be bothering you while you are here but feel free to contact him if you require anything during your stay here.

Beautiful Hanalei House - Near Beach & Town
Hanalei, Hawaii, United States
55 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the house had everything we needed including a fully stocked kitchen great towels washer/dryer and more
the outdoor shower and back deck were great and everything you need for the beach was provided
very comfortable house for a couple or small family
Cleanliness:
house is clean and comfortable with a well appointed kitchen
everything well organized clean and clear instructions
the house was really clean and well set up - it had everything we could possibly need
clean convenient and one of the most comfortable beds i've slept in in awhile
Host:
clark was awesome to deal with and incredibly responsive
very good interaction with the host and local manager (who "saved" us when locked ourselves out)
the host obviously does a great job keeping the place well appointed and updated
Location:
great location a few blocks from beach
great location easy walk to town and beach
five minute walk to a beautiful beach
it's super central an easy walk to the shops and the beach
above all the location of this house was awesome
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8. Lovely house for six (from USD 287)

This lovely accommodation is totally remodeled and is now more than happy to welcome up to six guests to experience a wonderful stay. The house consists of two bedrooms and two bathrooms as well as a fully equipped kitchen. Hanalei Bay is a mere two-minute walk away. Clean linens, bed sheets, bath towels, and beach towels are also provided for you. The host gives you all the privacy you need but she can be easily contacted if you require anything from her during your stay here.

Cycle or Walk to Hanalei Bay from This Bright and Airy Home
Hanalei, Hawaii, United States
68 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

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

9. Accommodation for big groups

If you are looking for something that can accommodate your big groups of friends, this is the accommodation you are looking for. The rental has three bedrooms and three bathrooms and it is spacious enough to sleep up to nine guests at a time. The paneled staircase in the house will lead you to the dining room, a cozy living room, and a fully equipped kitchen. Regardless of which floor or which room you are in, you will be able to catch a view of the beautiful mountain as well as the surrounding neighborhood. It will only take you 15 minutes to walk to the beach and local restaurants, and the shops are all available at your doorstep.

Hanalei Waterfall House - TVNC#5120
8 reviews
Entire house 5 Beds

10. Cozy accommodation in a quiet neighborhood

With a cozy bedroom, spacious bathroom, dining area, and kitchen, the accommodation is ready to welcome up to three guests in the house. You will be staying in a quiet neighborhood, giving you all the privacy you need, while surrounded by local stores and restaurants. It is a great accommodation to hang out. You will also find entertainment amenities such as ping pong table and pool table in the house and Netflix and Hulu are also available on the smart TV in the lounge. If you would like to spend some time in the hot tub, you can request for the service in advance from the host. To explore the town, you are also welcome to rent two bicycles from the host.

Mountain Suite - Views the mountains [Suite Mahi]
Hanalei, Hawaii, United States
48 reviews
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we enjoyed breakfast on the lanai with a great view of sunrise lighting up the na pali mountains
the bed was super comfortable and the room was equipped with all the necessary linens towels shampoo soap etc
this apartment had everything we needed for a few carefree days in hanalei
comfortable big beds full size bathroom
Cleanliness:
the place is beautiful amazing woodwork very clean and simple
our unit was clean beautiful homey and well appointed
place is nice clean and comfortable and susan was very attentive
the entire property is immaculately kept- clean well stocked and creatively designed
outdoor shower the perfect way to cool and clean off post surf beach and kayak days
Host:
susan was a wonderful host
susan was very kind welcoming and gracious
thank you susan for making our kauai trip perfect and being such a gracious host
very cozy island style house with a lit of great beach staff etc
susan was so friendly and accommodating
Location:
great house walking distance to everything
great place in an amazing location
great location good vibe in hanalei within short walk of beach restaurants shopping etc
beautiful place and great location
the place is great fantastic location if you like to be close to town but also close to nature
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Experience the wonderful Hanalei Bay

Regardless of whether you are here by yourself or with your loved ones, Hanalei Bay has something to offer everyone. Sit back and enjoy the sea breeze as well as the magnificent landscape view under the warm sunlight. Take time off your busy schedule and simply indulge in the beauty of nature. Hanalei Bay is the perfect place for this. We hope this list is able to help you sort out your accommodation plans if you intend to drop by Hanalei Bay anytime soon.

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