Hanalei self-catering vacation accommodation is located on the north shore of the island of Kauai, Hawaii. Hanalei, together with the bay of the same name is famous for its world-class beaches, boasting fine white sand, as well as a excellent conditions for surfing.
The town around self-catering vacation rentals in Hanalei is considered a great destination for younger visitors, with a laid-back and youthful atmosphere here. It’s also close to some spectacular nature – for instance you could go kayaking up the Hanalei River, or go on a snorkeling excursion to explore the tropical reefs that can be found in the bay. A fantastic way to experience the beauty of the landscapes around Hanalei would be to hire a bike, with rental shops and bike repair companies found locally. Meanwhile surfing is also one of the top activities here, and there are a number of surf schools or private tutors based around the bay.
If you’re a golf fan visiting vacation accommodation in Hanalei then you should make sure to head for the Princeville course, a just a few miles east of the town. It boasts two award-winning courses – the Makai Course, and the Prince Course, which is rated by many as the top course in all of Hawaii.
If you’re feeling intrepid then you could go on a hiking trip during your holiday at self-catering accommodation in Hanalei. A little way northwest of the town is the Na Pali Coast, where you’ll be able to hike the Kalalau Trail, which is a challenging but impressive walking route. For the less adventurous you’ll be able to catch charter boats, which offer fantastic views of the coastline from the ocean.
Southwest of vacation rentals in Hanalei is the Koke’e State Park, which is home to spectacular Waimea Canyon. This natural wonder is 10 miles in length and is a thousand metres deep and a mile wide. It’s a great destination for hikes, and there are also extensive camping facilities here.
Hanalei self-catering holiday accommodation is set on Kauai’s north shore, which is one of the wetter parts of the island, resulting in the fantastic greenery that makes the area so attractive. Temperatures are pretty consistent throughout the year, resting around the mid to high 20s, with the warmest conditions arriving between May and October.
Hanalei vacation accommodation can be reached from the UK by flying with British Airways or American Airlines from London Heathrow (LHR) to Los Angeles (LAX), and then catching a connecting flight with American Airlines to Lihue Airport (LIH), which is on Kauai’s east shore.