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Koloa Landing Resort at Poipu

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Adventure seekers and those looking to relax and restore their body and mind will want to check into Koloa Landing Resort at Poipu, which is part of Marriott's Autograph Collection. Located on the Hawaiian island of Kauai, this sprawling property has everything a traveler may need (or want!) as they take in the warm island breezes or dive into the glittering cerulean ocean. Keep reading for more information about this one-of-a-kind resort. 

What You Need to Know

The Look of Koloa Landing Resort at Poipu

It's All in the Details

The sprawling 25-acre Koloa Landing Resort at Poipu feels like heaven on earth. From the moment you step foot inside the property, you’ll be dazzled by the warm Hawaiian hospitality. The lobby and lobby bar feature plenty of space to spread out and enjoy the expansive ocean and garden views via sliding glass doors. Dark stone pillars and deep wood tones are reminiscent of the large rocky volcanoes and beautiful tree forests that dot the landscape of Kauai. The lobby also boasts an artificial stream that babbles all the way down to the pools, which helps bring more of the island ambiance inside.

Plus, each guest room features a classic beachy-chic feel with pops of turquoise. The standard rooms clock in at around 500 square feet and come complete with a king bed, a queen sleeper sofa, a  furnished lanai, and a kitchenette. For even more space, check out one of the multi-bedroom villas. These larger accommodations are ideal for those traveling with extended family or a large group of friends. Each of these units offers a full kitchen, a large banquet-style table, and an expansive lanai. 

The Vibe at Koloa Landing Resort at Poipu

Koloa Landing Resort at Poipu feels like a laid-back oasis in the middle of a bustling beach town. The glittering pools are the place to be during the day. Those who want to catch up on R&R can head to the on-site spa for some pampering. As the sun sets, everyone can gather around the dinner table at the hotel’s signature restaurant Holoholo Grill, which is run by James Beard award-winning chef Sam Choy. 

Who Will Love Koloa Landing Resort at Poipu

Families traveling together will love the resort for its stunning swimming pools, ample amenities (more on those later!), excellent on-site restaurant, and spacious accommodations. 

Who Might Not Love Koloa Landing Resort at Poipu

Those looking for a beachfront resort will want to look elsewhere for accommodations. The beach is about a half-mile away from the property. 

Best Amenity at Koloa Landing Resort at Poipu

The property boasts an impressive pool complex, complete with a total of three pools — each of which has its own distinct feel. The main pool features a whopping 350,000 gallons of water and is complete with a waterfall, waterslides, hot tubs, swim-through waterfalls and grottos, and cabanas. Come here to enjoy scenic ocean views, poolside BBQs, and more. The family-friendly Lagoon Pool, which is surrounded by lush flora, spans 6,100 square feet. Or, for a more tranquil vibe, head to the small, adults-only Tranquility Pool.

Money Matters

What’s Included at Koloa Landing Resort at Poipu

Your stay here includes complimentary parking and a welcome gift upon check-in. Guests are also privy to free wifi, a concierge staff that can book tours and dining reservations for you, an acclaimed restaurant, and three large pools. You’ll have access to the spa, fitness center, volleyball court, putting green, and soccer field. Plus, every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, the resort invites guests to roast s’mores around the fire pits. Additional complimentary activities include lei making, yoga, fitness classes, art classes, and hula lessons. 

Fees and Extra Costs You Should Know About at Koloa Landing Resort at Poipu

A resort fee of $35 per night covers all of the aforementioned amenities. 

How to Get a Deal at Koloa Landing Resort at Poipu

Snagging a deal at Koloa Landing Resort at Poipu can be challenging, but it's not entirely impossible. The resort offers discounts to seniors, AAA and CAA members, as well as government and military members. You can also browse available specials and packages here.

Getting There

In the Neighborhood of Koloa Landing Resort at Poipu

While the beach is about 10- to 15-minutes away from the property, there are plenty of on-site activities (see above) to keep you entertained for hours on end. The property is also within driving distance of Kalapaki Beach, Tunnels Beach, and Waimea Canyon. 

Nearest Airport to Koloa Landing Resort at Poipu

The nearest airport is the Lihue Airport, which is about 14 miles from the resort.

Nearest Public Transportation to Koloa Landing Resort at Poipu

The Kukuiula Store bus stop is about a seven-minute walk away. 

The Bottom Line

Island vibes and luxe amenities are endless at Koloa Landing Resort at Poipu. 

It's All in the Details