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Lihue is a picturesque town in the midst of sweeping, green valleys, with excellent views of the Pacific Ocean. Its white-sand beaches provide excellent sunbathing spots, while its large estates and museums introduce the Aloha culture. Increase your understanding of the early inhabitants to Hawaii in this dynamic town.
Take advantage of year-round warm weather with a trip to Kalapaki Beach, where you can learn to surf. Sunbathe during the hottest and driest period from April through September. Rent canoes and catamarans and watch the boats leaving and arriving at Nawiliwili Harbor.
Other scenic stretches of sand include Nukolii Beach Park, secluded Hanamaulu Beach Park and Niumalu Beach Park, which has a charming stream that features in the movie Raiders of the Lost Ark. Explore the southern coastline on foot to encounter such coastal gems as Ninini Point Lighthouse and Nawiliwili Park. Play a few rounds at the vast, picturesque Puakea Golf Course.
For a change of scenery, head into the town and visit the Kauai Museum. Here, learn about early Hawaiian life and the arrival of Captain James Cook on the island. Browse intriguing photo exhibits and admire the sculptures and paintings representing the island’s culture and traditions.
Among the region’s highlights is the Kilohana Plantation, which has a rainforest, serene gardens and a spa. Ride the elegant, mahogany passenger cars of the train around the park and arrive at the luau center in time for a traditional meal and theatrical performance. Watch fire dancers and representations of deities.
Lihue is based in the southeastern corner of the island of Kauai. Fly to Lihue Airport in the town’s northeastern outskirts from airports across Hawaii and mainland United States. See other landmarks in the region, including the Kalepa Mountain Forest Reserve, the Huleia National Wildlife Refuge and the town of Kapaa. Enjoy a slow pace of life, with picturesque scenery and cultural hubs.
Pre-booking the perfect place to stay often equates to truly memorable vacations. Be sure to check out some of the most popular hotels in Lihue via Expedia's hotels guide.
If you want to make the most of island life, select from one of its more upscale hotels and apartments, such as the Waipouli Beach Resorts & Spa Kauai by Outrigger or the Marriott's Kaua'i Beach Club. If your budget is a little more limited, you can consider the Kauai Palms Hotel and the Tip Top Motel Cafe & Bakery, two of the island's more economical options.
Situated near the airport, this resort is within a 5-minute walk of Niumalu Beach Park and Huleia National Wildlife Refuge. Port of Lihue and Nawiliwili Harbor are also within 15 minutes.
Located in Hanamaulu, this villa is 0.3 mi (0.6 km) from Nukolii Beach Park and 2.7 mi (4.3 km) from Lydgate Beach Park. Wailua Golf Course and Hanamaulu Beach Park are also within 3 mi (5 km).
Situated near the airport, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Kauaʻi Museum and Kauai Museum. Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall and Kukui Grove Shopping Center are also within 1 mi (2 km).
Located in Lihue, this beachfront hotel is in a shopping district and within 2 mi (3 km) of Kalapaki Beach and Kauai Museum. Lydgate Beach Park and Wailua Falls are also within 9 mi (15 km).
Just 1.5 miles from Lihue Airport on Kauai's east coast, this Hawaiian resort drops down a lush hillside to a crescent beach on Kalapaki Bay and is adjacent to 2 golf courses and a tennis center.
Adjacent to Lydgate Beach Park (which includes a protected swim area), this 10-acre resort overlooks Wailua River and is within a 15-minute drive of Coconut Marketplace, Wailua Falls, and Kauai Lagoons golf courses.
Located in Lihue, this beachfront condo resort is next to a golf course and within a 10-minute walk of Kalapaki Beach and Nawiliwili Park. Port of Lihue and Nawiliwili Harbor are also within 1 mi (2 km).
This beachfront resort is located in Lihue (Hanamaulu), close to Nukolii Beach Park, Wailua Golf Course, and Hanamaulu Beach Park. Local attractions also include Lydgate Beach Park and Ahukini Recreation Pier State Park.