Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Wailua

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Wailua. This relaxing city is known for its hiking, snorkeling and restaurants. Lydgate Beach Park and Princeville Golf Course are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Wailua

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the city? Travelers enjoy fun activities like hiking, snorkeling and swimming. Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Wailua a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Wailua

Travelers enjoy Wailua for its island views and seaside. Whether you're an active traveler 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 center:

  • 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)
Transport

Transportation options to and around Wailua

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

Where to stay around Wailua?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 849 holiday lettings near Wailua. From 591 Condos/Apartments to 69 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Wailua is on HomeAway.

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: 1,502 holiday homes
  • Nawiliwili: 873 holiday homes
  • Kaiulani: 418 holiday homes
  • Queen Emmas Bluffs: 415 holiday homes
  • Bayview: 718 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?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Wailua. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Sleeping Giant Trailhead: 4,064 holiday lettings
  • Iraivan Temple: 4,072 holiday lettings
  • Swinging Bridge: 2,152 holiday lettings
  • Ninini Point Lighthouse: 2,563 holiday lettings
  • Hanalei Pier: 2,345 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Wailua listed on HomeAway 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 Condos/Apartments in Wailua?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 591 Condos/Apartments in Wailua. Our other popular types of Wailua holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 69 self catering accommodations
  • Resorts: 64 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 29 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 753 holiday homes with pool available in Wailua. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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