Top 10 Vacation Rentals In Kauai, Hawaii, USA - Updated 2021

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This island in the Central Pacific exists as a portion of the larger entity of Hawaii and deserves your consideration whenever you’re looking to take your prospective world-class vacation to the next level. Find yourself falling for some of the most beautiful shorelines in all of North America, together with coastal-quality living and a wide variety of attractions in the region. And of course, what better way to augment your Kauai vacation experience than with exceptional accommodations? These vacation rentals can instantly upgrade the extent of your stay in the “Garden Isle,” no matter what your budget or your preferences. Check out these easily accessible vacation rentals in Kauai, to define your next Hawaiian outing as a winning one.

1. Ocean-view studio (from USD 122)

Whether you’re strolling across white, sandy beaches or relaxing by the side of a pool, this vacation rental is the place to be in Kauai. Four guests will have more than enough room to operate in this four bedroom, one private bathroom estate, packed with amenities that include wireless internet access, free parking on the premises, living essentials, laundry provisions and more. Save time and money when you prepare your meals onsite, and when you’re not relaxing at the location itself, you can enjoy the surrounding tropical paradise, hot tub, or the center of town nearby. It’s all waiting for you in Kauai!

Ocean view Studio in Hotel complex - Kauai
Kapaa, Kauai, Hawaii, United States
253 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire condominium (condo) 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room got quite warm even with the fan and a/c unit on
great a/c for hot days and a screen door to let the breeze flow in
the lanai faces a beautiful courtyard with view of the pool and ocean
the bed itself was comfortable and the ac kept the room cool enough for us
there is also a standing fan to help when it does get too warm
Cleanliness:
it was very clean and well maintained
they smelled and seemed clean so we felt okay using them
the condo is immaculately clean
comfortable place clean and nice
it is clean and quiet as well
Host:
host was kind organized and responsive
mira is a wonderful host
the hot plate and yoga mat were very helpful
great place with one of the friendliest and kindest hosts
mira is a wonderful host and very thorough in her communication
Location:
good central location in kauai
great location just 10 mins drive from airport
cute shops and restaurants 5 minute drive away
cute close to the beach (3 minute walk )
the location of this place is so great
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2. Condo for the family (from USD 128)

If you’re traveling together with the family, this Airbnb vacation rental is ideal for you. A condo that can comfortably accommodate up to four guests, courtesy of a single bedroom and two baths. A well-equipped kitchen sets the stage for some home cooking, or venture into town to take your pick of the local restaurants, cafes, bars, historic landmarks and more. There’s also free parking on the premises, as well as a hot tub, a pool, wireless internet access, living essentials and more. Only ten minutes’ from Hanalei, this is a vacation rental that the entire family can enjoy.

Contemporary Family Condo (Princeville)
Princeville, Hawaii, United States
355 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire condominium (condo) 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great amenities (pool bikes minigolf etc
having a full kitchen and washer/dryer at our disposal in the unit made our stay that much better
two bathrooms are featured along with a recently re-modelled kitchen with beautiful stainless steel appliances
i loved the view from the kitchen and the terrace with such lush vegetation outside
terrific and comfortable place to stay
Cleanliness:
the unit was very clean and quiet
the unit was very clean kitchen well equipped
the place was clean
clean bright comfortable and a great venue
true to pictures and very clean
Host:
kevin is a wonderful host
the hosts were very welcoming and accommodating
really nice host who accommodated each and every need of ours
the cliffs’ complex staff were very friendly and hospitable
kevin was so kind and quick to respond
Location:
fantastic location on the cliffs
great location in princeville 20 min from hanalei
this is a great location
fabulous condo in a fabulous location
great location safe neighborhood wonderful resort
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3. Remodeled estate seconds from open ocean (from USD 144)

You’re in for a truly coastal experience at this Airbnb vacation rental, a remodeled condo that has since been optimized for guest enjoyment. Up to four privileged guests can reside comfortably within the estate. A wide series of amenities proves to be another benefit of this Airbnb vacation rental. Attractions on the premises that include satellite television, laundry provisions including a washer and dryer, wireless internet access, onsite parking and more. Cook your meals in the comfort of a home with the well-equipped kitchen on the premises, and discover local beaches and the center of town which is not far away.

Remodeled. Steps to beach. 2 bedroom Top floor unit on ocean side of complex
88 reviews  Wifi Available
condo 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 4
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
I leave windows open at home to sleep
It is very accurately described in the listing and the photos are right on
The owners start you off with shampoos just like the fancy hotels
The beds and pillows are comfy
in evening kept the place cool enough to sleep well
Cleanliness:
The location can't be beat
We had no surprises and everything was as described
We had 4 people (2 adults 2 teens) and had plenty of space
Property was very central for shopping beach and main hwy
Condo was clean and cozy
Host:
The owner was fantastic Great communication
I had a text waiting when I got off the plane welcoming me to the island and letting me know the unit was available (even before check-in time)
They also provided a couple of recommendations for places to visit
We had a great experience on the island and with this property
These folks know how to use VRBO All of the information was properly populated and transferred to the app which made finding the place and checking in a breeze
Location:
We have stayed in this complex before different condo Located perfectly in Kauai to get to anywhere on Kauai
The place is well located and has access to all stores near by Though no beach access the place is within each access to most sightseeing places include beaches Beds towels
So close to everything and just a short walk to the beach
We used it as a "base camp" and made trips out each day It is walking distances to shops and restaurants
The beach was just a short stroll away
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4. Luxury Kauai vacation rental (from USD 215)

Up to four travelers will sleep soundly in Kauai, thanks to this Airbnb vacation rental that certainly makes it mark with regard to available hospitality. Across two bedrooms and two private bathrooms, guests will enjoy amenities like living essentials, a television, laundry provisions, air conditioning, wireless internet, onsite parking and more. And after you spend the majority of your day exploring local beaches or the social activity that characterizes the center of town, you can always return home and spend the evening hours relaxing in the hot tub!

Luxury Hawaiiana Style at Nihilani
53 reviews  Wifi Available
condo 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 5
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
swim towels fully equipped kitchen) and air conditioning
Appliances are high end beds were comfortable and the TV/internet/cable service was exceptional
Tip valet parking is free to go to the beach at St Regis or Hanelei Bay
It is spacious comfortable and equipped with everything imaginable (including 2 new bicycles boogie boards beach chairs
The property description and photos are spot on
Cleanliness:
The unit was clean and tidy
The unit was comfortable clean and very well equipped
shopping and scenic excursions Extremely clean and comfortable with air conditioning and comgortsble beds
Host:
We also appreciated the amazing communication and service we received from Kauai Rentals
This is a very nice ranch layout unit
This beautiful unit exceeded our expectations
A great location easy check-in an check-out clean modern spacious well-equipped well maintained property
Nice clean property Loved all the amenities the place had to offer Beautiful pool a little chilly pool
Location:
It is managed very well by Kauai Vacation Rentals
Really takes the aloha out of the island
The condo was centrally located to restaurants shops and activities
It was clean quiet and the perfect location to access North shore activities
My sister and I loved this condo- close to great walking trail on the golf course close to cute shops where we bought 3( ) alpaca wraps and sweater and fun restaurants
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5. Multi-story tropical retreat (from USD 167)

You’ll treat yourself and four other individuals to a true taste of paradise, thanks in large part to the hospitality available exclusively through this upscale Kauai residence. Welcome to the North Shore, specifically an estate that comes typified by amenities that include a washer and dryer, wireless internet access, parking on the premises, a hot tub and more. Two private bathrooms and two bedrooms make this accommodation entirely worth the investment. Throw in the fact that the center of town is located close by, and you’re left with a winning recipe for a true tropical retreat.

Kaua'i welcomes you for Adventures in Paradise!
64 reviews  Wifi Available
condo 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 5
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The only negative thing was the lack of air conditioning
all cooking utensils plenty of space comfortable beds beautiful showers
The windows looking out to the large lanai let in the light and provide a nice view of the trees sunrise and sunset
The condo was well equipped with everything we would have needed comfortable furnishings and thoughtfully prepared for our stay
Lovely comfortable space with everything we could have wanted and more
Cleanliness:
The property was very clean and well-decorated
The place was clean and well stocked
The suite was very clean and the neighbour very quiet
this place had everything we needed and was clean quaint and quiet just what we were looking for
Host:
Marilyn was very responsive and prompt with all communications
our host was super sweet and accommodating which made
Unfortunately could hear their conversation all night
We had a wonderful trip and can not wait to go back
Very short drive to Hanalei and the home was awesome
Location:
There's a pool jacuzzi and BBQ on site and is located close to the Princeville Shopping Center Marilyn
But otherwise really not that big of a deal
we really enjoyed the covered lanai and swimming area
We had plenty of fans and really enjoyed the location
Good location close to food and shopping Thanks again
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6. Affordable Kauai accommodation (from USD 270)

For those travelers looking to experience authentic Kauai hospitality without an unduly high price tag, this just might be the vacation rental for you. Up to four travelers can make their home in this two bedroom, two bathroom estate, a location with a minimum of four nights. Catch sight of the awe-inspiring sunsets right from the property itself, or take life at a pace most comfortable for you and enjoy a soak in the onsite hot tub. Of course, there’s always time to explore the region itself, beset by palm trees, waterfalls and more!

Majestic Waterfall ~ Tropical Mountain & Sunset Views ~ Top Floor Suite
34 reviews  Wifi Available
condo 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

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

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The owners have thought of everything that could be needed during your stay
There is a new big TV if you need one in the living room
we enjoyed the well equipped kitchen
The condo was luxurious comfortable furnishings
The bathrooms are old and mirrors are facding Kitchen counters could be upgraded
Cleanliness:
The rooms were spacious and lovely
The furniture and appliances were in great condition and everything was very clean
The unit is beautifully appointed and very comfortable
very visible Supply of paper towels hand and dish soap
Condo itself was tastefully decorated and comfy Bathrooms could use some updating and plumbing system in shower not the best hard to regulate the water pressure and temperature
Host:
Wishing you both a wonderful holiday Dick and Diane Minnesota
The swimming pool is nice as well and bbqing area next to the pool Enjoy
I needed Clean comfortable beautiful with a short walk to the pool and hot tub
the pool was well kept and the grounds were beautiful
as well Love the area and the breezy relaxing feel of this condo
Location:
The location was perfect - we really enjoyed exploring the North Shore
The setting was idyllic--beauty on every side
The location is great as you can walk anywhere in Princeville
The area is beautiful with lush plantation and gardens perfect to unwind and enjoy a relaxing vacation and Alii Kai is also very peaceful and quiet A fantastic location on the North Shore
Princeville has a nice shopping area to gather groceries from the market and eateries
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7. Cottage with garden view

Outfitted with a view of the local garden and situated near the community pool, there’s little left to desire when it comes to this HomeAway vacation rental. Four guests will sink easily into comfortable bedding in two individual bedrooms, with two private bathrooms providing even more personal space. Known as the Poipu Garden Cottage in the immediate region, it’s a residence not far from all of the restaurants, bars, historic landmarks. Amenities onsite include living essentials, a television, wireless internet access, air conditioning and more.

HONEYMOON Poipu Garden View 2bd 2ba Cottage Resort Pool Split AC Both Bedrooms
22 reviews
cottage 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
No beach loungers but beach chairs and many beach towels Very comfortable unit with fan and air conditioner upstairs which was nice on hot afternoons
The newly installed a/c is quiet and effective in the bedrooms
One note: the downstairs second bedroom is much smaller than the upstairs master suite making the rental perhaps more suitable for family members than for a shared couple experience as the square ...
If you stay here and dont feel refeshed after 1 day your spirit is too uptight
Very quiet and private The Air was awesome for sleeping
Cleanliness:
The house was clean and tidy
a pack-n-play for our baby (as requested) and plenty of sheets and towels
The neighborhood is very quiet and you awake to birds chirping every morning Very comfortable
The cottages were clean private and perfect Thanks
The apt was spacious and having 2 bathrooms was a bonus Bathroom downstairs has washer and dryer which was awesome
Host:
The office liaison with Coastline Cottages is available and responsive
When we arrived we were happy to find the unit clean
What a gem to find Condo is clean well maintained and has a deck / veranda perfect for meals and lazing in spirit of Aloha
The unit was accurately described and was comfy and cozy for our stay Everything was set up and ready for us the day we arrived
The cottages are quiet protected and nicely furnished removed from traffic yet close to everything
Location:
are 2 blocks away (a 10 minute stroll)
Excellent time here Very convenient to everything
all nestled in luxuriant landscaping
Poipu Beach was a short walk away and many other great beaches were only a very short car ride
The units in the Poipu Crater are quiet
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8. Tropical jungle studio

A private room in an upscale home, this Airbnb vacation rental prepares you for the time of your life in Kauai! Ideal for those couples who are looking to spend a little extra quality time together, this vacation rental is equipped with amenities that include free parking on the premises, living essentials, laundry provisions, a television, and a workspace conducive for laptop use. You will also have access to a stocked kitchen, for those moments when you want to save time and money and cook your meals onsite. Take advantage of a private patio, a private bath space, and wireless internet access. And don’t forget to check out the local beaches!

Tropical Jungle Studio!
Kauaʻi, Kapaa, Hawaii, United States
207 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

9. Studio stay with hot tub

A studio in Kauai, this Airbnb vacation rental can comfortably accommodate up to two lucky guests, perhaps a couple looking to steal some time away together. Amenities on the premises include a private entrance, together with wireless internet access, living essentials, laundry provisions, free onsite parking, a television, closet hangers and more. When you’re not enjoying the natural aesthetic of the location itself, feel free to venture outside of your accommodation, to discover local landmarks, including the center of town less than three miles away!

Kaleia Studio with jacuzzi bath
Kilauea, Hawaii, United States
215 reviews
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
excellent flat with little extras (coffee machine tea maker cutlery _ mini kitchen) and great wi fi connection
loved the jacuzzi bath and the amount of space in the room
very comfortable and nice amenities would definitely stay again
even though it did not have ac there was always a great breeze blowing through the room
the bed was super comfortable and we appreciated the many nice touches--beach chairs a steamer blowdryer etc
Cleanliness:
everything super clean and fresh
the bathroom was clean and spacious
the whole place is spotless clean
everything was very clean and the whole family was very welcoming
it was just as advertised very spacious clean and nicely decorated
Host:
kaleia herself is an amazing host
kaleia was a great host and the facilities were excellent
host is very kind recommend
very sweet hosts who took the time to chat
she was such a kind thoughtful and communicative host
Location:
the location was great
very cute space & great location in a quite neighborhood
great place and great location
very nice place and great location
this location comes highly recommended
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10. Affordable lodge by the sea

Whenever you spot the palm trees from the expansive windows, you know you’re staying at a vacation rental that’s entirely worth the investment. A true sea lodge in Kauai, this residence can comfortably sleep five individuals. Amenities include laundry provisions, living essentials, satellite television, parking on the premises, wireless internet access and more. Bring the entire family along for the journey, where everyone will have enough room to spread out amongst the two bedrooms and two private bathrooms. Catch sight of exclusive, exotic birds in Kauai, right outside your residence!

Sealodge E6-Beautifully remodeled 2br/2a condo,incredible view up the Anini reef!
28 reviews
condo 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The only thing that could be better is the old washing machine
The master bedroom has very little privacy
Particularly appreciated the use of the two beach chairs and beach umbrella during our trip down to Poipu
the door itself offers very little privacy
The condo is all open
Cleanliness:
We loved the location and the place was clean and had everything we needed
Both bathrooms are inside bedrooms
The unit is compact but well designed with one queen bed and bath downstairs and 2 twin beds and another bath upstairs
Washing machine is mouldy and had a used blood stained band-aid in it as well
Honesly we were dissapointed as we paid full price for this unit
Host:
the unit has been tastefully updated and while the tropical climate must make upkeep a challenge
We made the complaints immediately and someone from Arrived com called us the next day and recorded our complaints Hopefully this can be improved for the next guests
so we had more breezes
I made the complaint immediately to the maintenance manager and he confirms it as faulty
Nice cozy comfortable unit
Location:
CleanWell stocked Convenient Beautiful Great timeThanks
clean and comfortable inside Princeville marketplace and the golf course and beaches are within walking distance
We loved this place and were sad to leave Nice location and great view
It took a few hours to get it to the point where one could sleep Luckily for us
View was amazing and thats basically it
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Fall in love with Kauai

No matter the style of living you’re looking to make your own in Kauai, there promises to exist a unique vacation rental that can comfortably accommodate your unique interests and financial parameters. Bring along friends or family for the adventure, or steal away with your significant other for some alone time in Hawaiian paradise. With a widespread portfolio of amenities from one vacation rental to another, including wireless internet access, laundry provisions, onsite parking, and well-stocked kitchens, this is the right time to take advantage of any one of the above vacation rentals.

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