Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Wailua

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Wailua. This relaxing city is known for its hiking, snorkeling and restaurants. Lydgate Beach Park and Princeville Golf Course are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Wailua

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the city? Travelers enjoy fun activities like hiking, snorkeling and swimming. Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Wailua a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Princeville Golf Course (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Smith Family Garden Luau (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Wailua Golf Course (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Kauai Lagoons Golf Club (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Puakea Golf Course (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Kauai Mini Golf (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Wailua

Travelers enjoy Wailua for its island views and seaside. Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Wailua is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lydgate Beach Park (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Poipu Beach (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
  • Hanalei Bay (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Lae Nani Beach (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Sleeping Giant Trailhead (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Opaekaa Falls Overlook (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Wailua

Fly into Lihue, HI (LIH), the closest airport, located 5.5 mi (8.9 km) from the city center.

Where to stay near Wailua?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 859 house rentals near Wailua. From 604 Condos/Apartments to 69 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Wailua for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Wailua:

  • Poipu: 1,535 vacation rentals
  • Nawiliwili: 886 vacation rentals
  • Queen Emmas Bluffs: 433 vacation rentals
  • Kaiulani: 438 vacation rentals
  • Hanalei Palms: 353 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 Wailua?

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

  • Sleeping Giant Trailhead: 4,124 home rentals
  • Princeville Golf Course: 2,516 home rentals
  • Mt. Waialeale: 4,181 home rentals
  • Hanalei Pier: 2,387 home rentals
  • Lydgate Beach Park: 4,142 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Wailua 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 Condos/Apartments in Wailua?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 604 Condos/Apartments in Wailua. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Wailua include:

  • Houses: 69 lodging choices
  • Resorts: 61 lodging choices
  • Villas: 31 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Wailua?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 758 vacation homes with pool available in Wailua.

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