Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Wailua

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Wailua. This relaxing city is known for its hiking, snorkelling and restaurants. Lydgate Beach Park and Princeville Golf Course are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, 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? Travellers enjoy fun activities like hiking, snorkelling and swimming. Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Wailua a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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

Travellers enjoy Wailua for its island views and seaside. Whether you're an active traveller 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 centre:

  • 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

Transport options to and around Wailua

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

How many holiday rentals are available around Wailua?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 832 holiday lettings around Wailua. From 565 flats & apartments to 82 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Wailua:

  • Poipu: 1,573 holiday homes
  • Kaiulani: 386 holiday homes
  • Nawiliwili: 1,023 holiday homes
  • Hanalei Palms: 340 holiday homes
  • Queen Emmas Bluffs: 384 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Wailua? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Wailua. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Sleeping Giant Trailhead: 4,103 holiday lettings
  • Grove Farm Homestead: 3,511 holiday lettings
  • Kauai Mini Golf: 2,526 holiday lettings
  • Pure Kauai: 2,456 holiday lettings
  • National Tropical Botanical Garden: 2,706 holiday lettings

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

Can I rent Flats in Wailua?

Yes, of course. offers 565 Flats in Wailua. Our other popular types of Wailua holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 82 self catering accommodations
  • Resorts: 50 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 25 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Wailua?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 745 holiday homes with pool available in Wailua. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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