Top Resorts in Kauai

Kauai offers an excellent choice of honeymoon accommodation for newlyweds, with many resorts sitting alongside a magnificent palm-fringed beach – just perfect for newlyweds.


Napali Coast, Kauai

Snorkelling Makua Beach – Image courtesy of Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau

Where to stay in Kauai

Kauai offers a good range of accommodation options to suit all budgets, including the following resorts…

St. Regis PrincevilleSt. Regis Princeville
Location: Princeville, Kauai
Rating: 5-star
Ave nightly price: AUD1,057 per room
Description: Along Kauai's stunning Napali Coast and offering direct beach access, this luxury 5-star hotel offers top-rated golf courses, a full-service spa, gourmet dining and easy access to attractions and activities. The St. Regis Princeville provides everything needed for an unforgettable stay, including a spacious outdoor swimming pool complete with a swim-up bar. Guests can also enjoy lush tropical surroundings as well as modern fitness facilities and spacious guest rooms. While staying at the Princeville St. Regis, guests can enjoy fresh local seafood at the on-site Kauai Grill or classic Hawaiian cuisine at Makana Terrace. The Nalu Kai Grill and Bar is also located on-site and features a Mediterranean-inspired menu. The St. Regis in Princeville, Hawaii offers instant access to an endless variety of recreational activities, including horseback riding, sailing and helicopter tours. The knowledgeable concierge staff can also arrange kayaking tours, scuba diving and much more.

Koa Kea Hotel & ResortKoa Kea Hotel & Resort
Location: Poipu, Koloa, Kauai
Rating: 4-star
Ave nightly price: AUD692 per room
Description: On Poipu Beach on Kauai’s south shore, this boutique resort features an on-site restaurant and spa. Furnished balconies and free Wi-Fi are included in all luxurious guest rooms. A flat-screen TV, an iPod docking station and a coffee machine are available in each air-conditioned room at Koa Kea Hotel & Resort. Upscale furnishings, subtle colored linens, plush bathrobes and premium toiletries are also provided. Select rooms have ocean views from oversize windows. Featuring ocean views, the Red Salt Restaurant is open for breakfast and dinner and serves American fare serving fresh Hawaiian seafood and produce. A poolside bar serving lunch is also available at the 100% non-smoking Kauai Koa Kea Hotel & Resort. 24-hour room service is available. The spa at Koa Kea incorporates natural local ingredients in their massage, facial and body treatments. Oceanside and in-room massage services are also available. An outdoor pool is available for guest relaxation. Free valet parking is provided. National Tropical Botanical Garden is 3 miles away. Waimea Canyon State Park is a 1-hour drive from Koloa.

Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and SpaGrand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa
Location: Poipu, Koloa, Kauai
Rating: 4-star
Ave nightly price: AUD674 per room
Description: Surrounded by saltwater lagoons and tropical gardens, this 1920s Hawaiian-style beachfront luxury resort boasts a golf course, 7 restaurants and a spa. Each guest room includes a private balcony. A flat-screen cable TV, an iPod docking station, a beverage chiller, a sitting area and a large work desk are provided in each guest room at the Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa. A marble private bathroom featuring double vanities, bathrobes and custom Portico and Aquafresh spa toiletries is also provided. Guest can dine at 7 different restaurants, including upscale seafood cuisine at Tidepools, Italian specialties at Dondero’s and Asian fusion fare at Yum Cha. Outdoor, poolside and golf clubhouse dining as well as 6 lounges serving fine wines, specialty cocktails and premium liquors are also available. The Luau Show on Thursdays and Sundays includes a Hawaiian buffet and showcases traditional Polynesian dance and culture. The ANARA Spa and Salon features massage therapy, Hawaiian body and facial treatments and hair care. A lap pool and café are also available. A championship 18-hole golf course and pro shop, 3 tennis courts and pro shop, water sports center with equipment rental and horse stables are all on site. A vast 24-hour swimming pool complex with waterfalls, waterslides and a volleyball net is provided. An adults-only swimming area is also available.

Kauai Marriott ResortKauai Marriott Resort
Location: Lihue, Kauai
Rating: 5-star
Ave nightly price: AUD549 per room
Description: This 5-star Lihue hotel is next to Kalapaki Bay and the 18-hole Kauai Lagoons Golf Club. The hotel offers a spacious outdoor swimming pool, 5 restaurants and a full-service spa. Guest rooms at the Kauai Marriott Resort feature a small refrigerator and 25-inch cable TV. Rooms provide a view of the ocean or hotel's gardens. Many rooms include a balcony. Guests can enjoy the hot tub or the well-equipped gym. A full-service business center is also available. Kukui's on Kalapaki Beach at the Marriott Kauai serves international cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Live music is available on Friday and Saturday nights. Guests can also enjoy sushi at Toro Tei or fresh seafood and ocean views at the casual Duke's restaurant.

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Latest update Kauai honeymoon destination: 31 May, 2020

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