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Kapaa Vacation Packages

Explore the scenic nature trails and busy shops of this pleasant town that lies in the shadow of the Sleeping Giant.

Kapaa is a small commune with an excellent shopping district and watersports offerings. Its nature trails meander through dense tropical forests and its pristine beaches decorate the island’s eastern coast. Explore the parks and waterfalls that make up the scenic, eclectic terrain around this town, whose name is Hawaiian for “Solid.”

Wander through the town center and explore the shops for souvenir items, such as aloha shirts, vintage maps and jewelry. Kinipopo Shopping Village and the Wailua Shopping Plaza are among the best malls. The latter holds an intriguing antique shop and several restaurants.

Get to know the surrounding countryside with a trek along the Sleeping Giant Trailhead, which runs through the forests of its namesake mountain. Enjoy the views of the ocean and the town of Kapaa from the summit. A little southwest is Wailua Falls, a double waterfall that flows over a mossy cliff. Swim in the pool and see a rainbow in the falls on a sunny day. Visit the nearby Opaekaa Falls, which tumbles into a secluded pool surrounded by dense vegetation.

Head east to take advantage of the year-round hot, sunny weather on the wonderful sandy bays. Join the surfers and body boarders on Kealia Beach, which is near the Spalding Monument that honors a former plantation owner and offers spectacular views and trails. Farther south is Lydgate Beach Park. Bring your family here for its calm water, picnic tables and shady areas

For a sense of local culture, spend an evening at the Smith Family Garden Luau. Enjoy a traditional meal and listen to live Hawaiian music on this scenic retreat. Admire the upside-down ferns in the Fern Grotto.

Find the town in eastern Kauai. Drive north for about 8 minutes from Wailua to get here. Arrive at Lihue Airport and travel north for 7 miles (11 kilometers).

With its malls, trails and waterfalls, Kapaa is an eclectic shopping hub and nature retreat.

Accommodation in Kapaa

Securing a booking for a friendly place to stay is essential if you are after a care-free trip. Discover the best Kapaa hotel prices on Expedia's lodging guide.

Some of the accommodation options on the island worth checking out are the Waipouli Beach Resorts & Spa Kauai by Outrigger and Lae Nani Resort Kauai by Outrigger.


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$119
Kauai Shores Hotel

Kauai Shores Hotel

420 Papaloa Rd, Kapaa
3.9
of 5, from 965 reviews
3.0 out of 5.0

Nestled on the beach, this Wailua hotel is 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from Smith Family Garden Luau and 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from Lydgate Beach Park. Wailua Golf Course and Sleeping Giant Trailhead are also within 3 mi (5 km).

$144
Courtyard by Marriott Kauai at Coconut Beach

Courtyard by Marriott Kauai at Coconut Beach

650 Aleka Loop, Kapaa
4.1
of 5, from 1,897 reviews
3.5 out of 5.0

Across from East Kauai's Coconut Marketplace, this beachfront hotel is a popular spot for catching sunsets and whale-watching; Spouting Horn, Kilauea Lighthouse, and Poipu Beach are 30 minutes away.

$140
Aston Islander on the Beach

Aston Islander on the Beach

440 Aleka Place, Kapaa
4.1
of 5, from 2,120 reviews
3.5 out of 5.0

Located on a nearly deserted beach, this East Kauai resort hotel offers sweeping views of the Pacific and provides a central location for exploring both North and South Kauai.

Kauai Coast Resort at the Beachboy

Kauai Coast Resort at the Beachboy

520 Aleka Loop, Kapaa
4.4
of 5, from 528 reviews
4.0 out of 5.0

Hidden among coconut trees, plumeria blossoms, and a ginger garden, this 5-acre ocean front Hawaii hotel is located in the Coconut Marketplace, 7 miles north of Lihue and 1 mile south of Kapaa.

$159
Plantation Hale Suites

Plantation Hale Suites

525 Aleka Loop, Kapaa
4.0
of 5, from 838 reviews
3.5 out of 5.0

Located in Wailua, this spa condo is 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Smith Family Garden Luau and 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from Lydgate Beach Park. Sleeping Giant Trailhead and Ho'olalaea Waterfall are also within 2 mi (3 km).

$118
Hotel Coral Reef

Hotel Coral Reef

4-1516 Kuhio Highway, Kapaa
4.4
of 5, from 173 reviews
3.0 out of 5.0

Nestled on the beach, this Kapaa hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Ho'olalaea Waterfall and Town Park. Kealia Beach and Kapahi Park are also within 3 mi (5 km).

$184
Castle Kauai Kailani

Castle Kauai Kailani

4-856 Kuhio Highway, Kapaa
3.6
of 5, from 134 reviews
3.5 out of 5.0

Nestled on the beach, this Wailua condo is 1.1 mi (1.7 km) from Ho'olalaea Waterfall and 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from Lydgate Beach Park. Kealia Beach and Town Park are also within 3 mi (5 km).

$128
Castle Mokihana

Castle Mokihana

4-796 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa
3.3
of 5, from 621 reviews
3.5 out of 5.0

Nestled on the beach, this Wailua resort is 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Ho'olalaea Waterfall and 2.3 mi (3.6 km) from Lydgate Beach Park. Kealia Beach and Town Park are also within 3 mi (5 km).

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