Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Koloa

The beaches and gardens create a pretty picture of Koloa. Travelers to this romantic city praise the snorkeling, hiking and surfing. Waimea Canyon and Poipu Beach are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Koloa

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the city? Travelers enjoy Koloa for its snorkeling, hiking and surfing. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Koloa a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kiahuna Golf Course (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Poipu Bay Golf Course (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • CJM Country Stables (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Kukuiolono Golf Course (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Puakea Golf Course (5.7 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Kauai Coffee Company (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Koloa

Travelers speak highly of Koloa for its snorkeling and surfing. If warm-weather activities are high on your list, 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 Koloa

Nature lovers will enjoy Koloa for its beautiful ocean views, breathtaking sunsets and picturesque gardens. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Koloa is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Waimea Canyon (17.7 mi / 28.4 km)
  • Poipu Beach (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Lydgate Beach Park (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Anne Knudsen Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Moir Gardens (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Makauwahi Cave Reserve (2.5 mi / 4 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Koloa

The nearest airport is in Lihue, HI (LIH), located 7.8 mi (12.6 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Koloa?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,568 house rentals around Koloa. From 312 Houses to 1,049 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 Koloa is on HomeAway.

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

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 Koloa:

  • Poipu: 1,559 vacation rentals
  • Bayview: 780 vacation rentals
  • Nawiliwili: 874 vacation rentals
  • Queen Emmas Bluffs: 421 vacation rentals
  • Kaiulani: 424 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 Koloa?

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

  • Anne Knudsen Park: 2,595 home rentals
  • Poipu Bay Golf Course: 2,588 home rentals
  • Spouting Horn: 2,590 home rentals
  • Shops at Kukuiula: 2,589 home rentals
  • Kiahuna Golf Course: 2,589 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Koloa 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 Koloa?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 312 Houses in Koloa. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Koloa include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,049 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 34 lodging choices
  • Villas: 75 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 Koloa?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,321 vacation homes with pool available in Koloa.

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