Destination guide

Why people love visiting charming Poipu

The beaches and gardens provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Poipu. This romantic city is known for its snorkeling, surfing and hiking. Poipu Beach and Lydgate Beach Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Poipu

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in town? Travelers enjoy fun activities like snorkeling, surfing and hiking. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Poipu a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kiahuna Golf Course (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Poipu Bay Golf Course (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • CJM Country Stables (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Kukuiolono Golf Course (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Kauai Coffee Company (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Puakea Golf Course (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Poipu

Nature lovers will enjoy Poipu for its breathtaking sunsets, beautiful ocean views and picturesque gardens. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Poipu. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Poipu Beach (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Lydgate Beach Park (13.6 mi / 21.8 km)
  • Moir Gardens (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Baby Beach (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Prince Kuhio Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Lawai Beach (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Poipu

Fly into Lihue, HI (LIH), the closest airport, located 9.8 mi (15.8 km) from the city center.

Where to stay near Poipu?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,527 house rentals near Poipu. From 1,002 Condos/Apartments to 306 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Poipu for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Poipu Bay Golf Course: 2,539 home rentals
  • Kukuiula Boat Harbor: 2,556 home rentals
  • St. Raphael Church: 2,551 home rentals
  • Mt. Waialeale: 4,164 home rentals
  • Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital: 1,581 home rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,002 Condos/Apartments in Poipu. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Poipu include:

  • Houses: 306 lodging choices
  • Villas: 93 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 36 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 Poipu?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,276 vacation homes with pool available in Poipu.

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