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Koʻa Kea Hotel & Resort, Kauai

by Megan DuBois
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by Megan DuBois
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For many, a trip to Hawaii is the vacation of a lifetime. In fact, The Aloha State's postcard-worthy beaches, tropical flora, and awe-inspiring scenery draw visitors from across the globe. If your travels take you to the island of Kauai, then consider a stay at Ko'a Kea Hotel & Resort, where your own private slice of Hawaiian paradise awaits.

What You Need to Know

The Look of Koʻa Kea Hotel & Resort

It's All in the Details

The property's exterior has a retro-inspired Hawaiian vibe, complete with lots of dark wooden accents. However, once you step inside, you'll find a sleek modern oasis. The lobby is bright and airy with white furniture, a dazzling chandelier, and native flora, while guest rooms are outfitted with cozy bedding, bright pops of color, and marble bathrooms. Plus, the private balconies are a bonus. 

The Vibe of Koʻa Kea Hotel & Resort

Koʻa Kea Hotel & Resort offers warm Hawaiian hospitality and an inviting ambiance, making every guest feel at home. Around the property, you'll find plenty of places to sit back, relax, and take in the tranquil ocean views. As the sun sets, head to the pool deck or oceanfront lawn to soak up the last bit of daylight before heading to dinner at Red Salt, the on-site restaurant and sushi bar. 

Who Will Love Koʻa Kea Hotel & Resort

Adults and families craving a beautiful beachfront escape will love Koʻa Kea Hotel & Resort. The property offers a handful of activities and amenities, including daily yoga classes, a sparkling outdoor pool, a fitness center, and virtual in-room hula lessons. You can also indulge at The Spa at Ko'a Kea before heading to the tiki-style pool bar for a tropical cocktail (or two!). 

Who Might Not Love Koʻa Kea Hotel & Resort

This property has just one pool and restaurant, so those searching for a hotel where all activities and meals can be enjoyed on-site should seek alternate accommodations. 

Best Amenity at Koʻa Kea Hotel & Resort

Koʻa Kea Hotel & Resort offers direct access to the world-famous Poipu Beach. Here, guests can take a stroll along the shore, watch surfers catch the next big wave, or visit the on-site Hoku Watersports hut to rent paddleboards, canoes, surfing equipment, and snorkeling gear.

Money Matters

What's Included at Koʻa Kea Hotel & Resort

Koʻa Kea Hotel & Resort guests have access to the beach, pool, and fitness center. Complimentary yoga classes and in-room virtual hula lessons are also included in your room rate, as are a bottle of wine and a pair of flip-flops. Additionally, each guest will gain admission to the resort's signature Sunset Mai Tai reception. Meanwhile, rooms are equipped with mini-fridges, flat-screen TVs, and Nespresso coffee makers.

Fees and Extra Costs You Should Know About at Koʻa Kea Hotel & Resort

The property charges a $40 nightly resort fee (excluding tax). Parking costs $25 per night. 

How to Get a Deal at Koʻa Kea Hotel & Resort

Koʻa Kea Hotel & Resort offers a handful of deals and discounts throughout the year. Click here to view the property's latest promotions. 

Getting There

In the Neighborhood of Koʻa Kea Hotel & Resort

Around the island, you'll find plenty of beaches, parks, and gardens. Allerton Garden, which offers guided tours, is among our favorites. Also, don't skip town without visiting Poipu Shopping Village, where you'll find an abundance of art galleries, gift shops, and local crafts.   

Nearest Airport to Koʻa Kea Hotel & Resort

Lihue Airport is about 30 minutes away from the property. 

The Bottom Line

Koʻa Kea Hotel & Resort is a beautiful beachfront resort that pays homage to Hawaiian hospitality and culture. 

It's All in the Details