Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Koloa

The beaches and gardens create a pretty picture of Koloa. Travellers to this romantic city praise the snorkelling, hiking and surfing. Waimea Canyon and Poipu Beach are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday 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? Travellers enjoy Koloa for its snorkelling, hiking and surfing. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Koloa a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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

Travellers speak highly of Koloa for its snorkelling 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 29°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 beautiful 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 centre:

  • 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

Travelling to and around Koloa

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

How many holiday rentals are available around Koloa?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,557 holiday lettings around Koloa. From 1,099 flats & apartments to 257 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 Koloa?

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 Koloa:

  • Poipu: 1,573 holiday homes
  • Bayview: 785 holiday homes
  • Kaiulani: 386 holiday homes
  • Nawiliwili: 1,023 holiday homes
  • Hanalei Palms: 340 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 Koloa? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Koloa. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • National Tropical Botanical Garden: 2,706 holiday lettings
  • CJM Country Stables: 2,694 holiday lettings
  • Spouting Horn: 2,705 holiday lettings
  • Makawehi Lithified Cliffs: 2,702 holiday lettings
  • Poipu Kai Tennis Center: 2,705 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. offers 1,099 Flats in Koloa. Our other popular types of Koloa holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 257 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 33 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 64 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Koloa?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,330 holiday homes with pool available in Koloa. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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