Destination guide

Head to the charming city of Lihue

Enjoy the festivals and other features of Lihue. Travelers to this romantic city praise the beaches, island views and hiking. Lydgate Beach Park and Poipu Beach are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Lihue

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the area? Travelers enjoy Lihue for its hiking, snorkeling and adventure tours. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Lihue a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Princeville Golf Course (18 mi / 29 km)
  • Puakea Golf Course (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Kauai Lagoons Golf Club (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Wailua Golf Course (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Smith Family Garden Luau (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • CJM Country Stables (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)

Seasonal weather in Lihue

Travelers enjoy Lihue for its snorkeling. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, September, August, October and July are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 85°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Lihue

Travelers enjoy Lihue for its island views and seaside. Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Lihue is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Waimea Canyon (20.3 mi / 32.7 km)
  • Lydgate Beach Park (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Poipu Beach (9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Hanalei Bay (18.4 mi / 29.6 km)
  • Nawiliwili Park (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Kalapaki Beach (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Lihue

Fly into Lihue, HI (LIH), the closest airport, located 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Lihue?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 2,591 house rentals around Lihue. From 496 Houses to 1,672 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Lihue is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Lihue?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Lihue:

  • Nawiliwili: 872 vacation rentals
  • Poipu: 1,559 vacation rentals
  • Queen Emmas Bluffs: 421 vacation rentals
  • Kaiulani: 424 vacation rentals
  • Hanalei Palms: 337 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Lihue?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Lihue. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Kukui Grove Shopping Center: 4,087 home rentals
  • Smith Family Garden Luau: 4,150 home rentals
  • Kauai Lagoons Golf Club: 2,674 home rentals
  • Nawiliwili Park: 2,638 home rentals
  • Kilohana Plantation: 4,083 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Lihue listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Lihue?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 496 Houses in Lihue. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Lihue include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,672 lodging choices
  • Villas: 106 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 55 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Lihue?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2,114 vacation homes with pool available in Lihue.

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