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Ko`a Kea Hotel & Resort at Poipu Beach
Koloa, KauaiEnter your email address and zip code for pricing and availability
Why Stay At Ko`a Kea Hotel & Resort at Poipu Beach
This 121-room boutique hotel is an intimate getaway on Kauai's Poipu Beach.
Twenty years after Hurricane Iniki struck Kauai's southern coast, the new 121-room Ko'a Kea Resort is making a splash on the area's beloved Poipu Beach. Arranged in a U-shape around a deep blue outdoor pool, the property reflects the natural hues of the island with sandy tones and pops of turquoise and coral in the contemporary guest rooms. Despite its intimate scale and sensibility, the Ko'a Kea boasts all the luxuries of a larger resort, including private lanais, dual showerheads in the marble-accented bathrooms, and a full-service fitness center and luxury spa. Don't miss one of Kauai's best photo opps: on warm afternoons, endangered Hawaiian monk seals climb onto the hotel's beach to sunbathe.
The waves off Poipu Beach are some of the best on the island; book a one-hour lesson with the hotel's on-site surfing instructor.
In keeping with a time-honored Hawaiian belief in the healing powers of saltwater, opt for a dip in the Pacific after your 50-minute lomilomi massage ($105 per person).
Arrive at Lihue Airport (LIH) which is approximately 15 miles from the resort. Anticipate about 35 minutes of travel time.2251 Po'ipu Road, Koloa, Hawaii, United States
Hotel FeaturesBack to Top Property Amenities
- Concierge Services
- Twice-daily Housekeeping
- Departure lounge
- Business Services
- Wi-fi throughout Hotel
- Spa Services
- Fitness Center
- Swimming Pool
- Dry Cleaning Service
- Gift Shop
- Private Lanais
- Individually controlled A/C
- Ceiling Fans
- High-Speed Internet
- Flat screen HD TVs
- Video on Demand
- iPod Docking Stations
- Desk Areas
- In-room Safes
- Nespresso Machines
- Hair Dryers
- Make-up Mirrors
- Luxury Bath Amenities
- Iron + Ironing Boards
- Non-smoking Rooms
- Bar + Lounge
- Pool Bar
- Sushi Bar (weekends)
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Why We Love Koloa
Kauai is known for its dramatic waterfalls, deep green valleys, and jaw-dropping coastlines.
One-hour tours from $210 per person.
Where to Eat: Named for the clay-colored salt harvested on Kauai, Koa Kea's Red Salt restaurant is ranked among the island's best. Order the Big Island vanilla bean-seared mahi mahi and pan-seared ono in sake-spiced coconut broth.
2251 Poipu Rd.
Dinner for two $60.
Where to Drink: Kauai is home to the largest coffee grower in the United States, Kauai Coffee Company. Take a self-guided walking tour of the 3,100-acre plantation, then try a cup of the hand-roasted Kauai Blue Mountain or the bold and chocolaty Peaberry.
Hwy. 540. 1-808-335-0813
Best Day Trip: Drive along Highway 50 to Waimea Canyon, carved over thousands of years by the Waimea River. The 19-mile route passes between the canyon's 3,500-foot striated rock walls and ends at the Pu'u o Kila lookout, for panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean.
Why Go Now
Now through March
Humpback whales give birth to their offspring in the warm water off Kauai.
May 24-26, 2013
Kauai Polynesian Festival
This lively Memorial Day festival celebrates Hawaiian culture through music, dance, crafts, and local food.
Vidinha Stadium: Kapule Hwy., Lihue.
July 19-28, 2013
Koloa Plantation Days
A 10-day family-friendly festival with a rodeo, Hawaiian bands, fire dancing, and traditional hula.
December 7-24, 2013
Kauai Festival of Lights
Whimsical decorations crafted by Kauai folk artist "Aunt" Josie Chansky and other local artists.
Kauai County Building: 4444 Rice Street, Lihue.
December 6 - 24, 2013
Festival of Lights
Sparkling interior Christmas creations crafted by Kauai artisans on display at the historic County Building. Free admission.
January 18, 2014
Ka Moku O Manokalanipo Makahiki
Traditional Hawaiian games, hula competitions and food in honor of Lono, the god of agriculture. $5 admission.
Wai'Oli Beach Park, Hanalei.
February 15 - 22, 2014
37th Waimea Town Celebration Week
7-day festival commemorating Waimea Town's turbulent pre-and post-European contact history with fun runs, Hawaiian cowboy rodeo events, canoeing and Ukulele competitions.
Waimea Town, Kauai.