The moment you step foot on the Garden Island, you are transported to an era of old Hawaii. Far away from high rise buildings, the island is marked by emerald valleys, stunning tropical rain forests and dramatic coastlines. Outdoor adventurers take delight in the variety of activities like kayaking, cave diving and ziplining. Cultural seekers can explore small town life getting to know its people and sharing in the aloha spirit. For an authentic Hawaiian experience, Kauai is like no other.
Rugged coastline along Kauai’s north shore opening to pristine beaches and dazzling waterfalls.
Explore the Grand Canyon of the Pacific where bountiful hiking trails and endless adventure await.
Hollywood worthy attraction made famous as the opening scene from the hit TV show Fantasy Island.
Burrowed from volcanic rocks, taking a dip in the sparkling tide pool is a royal experience.
Koke’e State Park
With seven major hiking trails entrenched in lush vegetation, it is a trekker’s dream come true.
Each island offers trekkers hundreds of trails over diverse terrains and ecosystems.
Novices and experts can choose from many beaches to capture the exhilaration of wave riding.
Watch exotic ocean life play hide and seek in coral reefs and dance between curtains of seaweed.
Float down the old sugar cane plantation tunnel irrigation system on a lively tubing adventure.
More than sailing, boaters can explore sea caves, swim, snorkel or take in an enchanting sunset.
Hawaii’s “fast food.” Raw chunks of fish mixed with different sauces and served on a bed of rice.
The ultimate portable snack taking a slice of spam sandwiched between rice and wrapped in seaweed.
A sweet bowl of deliciousness piled with granola, acai berries, fruits and topped with honey.
Soba noodles in a fragrant, clear broth are garnished with char sui, fish cake and other toppings.
Beat the heat with a melt in your mouth amped up snow cone doused in fruity tropical syrups.
Plantations Garden Restaurant & Bar
Nestled in a tropical garden, the Poipu eatery serves Hawaiian influenced Pacific Rim cuisine.
Oasis on the Beach
Farm to table dining using locally sourced ingredients set amid a stunning oceanfront venue.
Open-air dining serving handcrafted island cuisine specializing in seafood and premium steaks.
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