Princeville Hawaii is one of the premier beachfront resort destinations in the state, and according to many who are fortunate enough to visit, it also deserves mention among the top resort destinations in the world. Found on the scenic north shore of Kauai, Princeville Hawaii offers stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and its turquoise-blue waters lapping the shoreline below emerald cliffs. Lush mountains rise up further inland to present a stunning natural setting, and visitors are encouraged to explore the area while enjoying Princeville vacations. There are plenty of fun things to do in Princeville, so while time on the beach is sure to figure prominently into your itinerary, it isn't the only thing worth experiencing.
There are three beaches in Princeville Hawaii visitors can enjoy—Pu'u Poa Beach, Kenomene Beach, and Kaweonui Beach. The wide reef located just offshore helps create good snorkeling conditions at the Princeville Hawaii beaches, though you will want to watch out for strong rip currents can be strong. Surfers will do well to visit the north coast of Kauai when looking to catch some waves, especially during the winter months when the surf is at its strongest. Come summer, the calmer surf conditions help make swimming at the beach one of the top things to do in Princeville. You can also visit the nearby town of Hanalei if you are looking to go swimming in the Pacific on Princeville vacations, as the long beach that fronts Hanalei Bay boasts some of the best swimming conditions on the island's north shore. Hanalei, which is more touristy, is also a great place to do some shopping, especially if you are looking for unique souvenirs to take home with you.
Princeville Golf Club
Princeville Golf Club
In addition enjoying plenty of time on the beach on Princeville vacations, visitors can also spend plenty of time on the golf course. Golfing enthusiasts will find few destinations in the world that rival Princeville Hawaii, so don't forget to pack those golf shoes. You can pack the clubs, too, but renting some once you get to Princeville might be easier. The Princeville Golf Club is renowned for its challenging tropical holes, and there are no fewer than 45 to enjoy. Both the Makai Course, which boasts 27 holes, and the Prince Golf Course, which features eighteen, are championship courses designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. The Prince Course, a links-style course that overlooks the Pacific 300 feet below, is the course you will not want to miss if you only have time for one round. According to Golf Digest, the Prince Course is "Hawaii's No. 1 Golf Course," which should give you an idea of how attractive and challenging it is. As for the Makai Course, its 27 holes are nothing to overlook either. Passing along lakes and through native woodlands, the scenic Makai Course offers a challenge that golfers will relish.
Once the site of a coffee plantation, Princeville Hawaii is now the largest planned development on the island of Kauai. Its ideal north shore location has made it a top vacation area, and while the Princeville attractions are essentially limited to the local beaches and golf courses, other great Kauai attractions are never too far off. Head west, for example, and both the Ha'ena State Park and Napali Coast await outdoor enthusiasts who are looking for hiking and sightseeing. Kayaking or canoeing on the Hanalei River is also an option, or you can stick closer to Princeville and pay the Princeville Ranch a visit. A working cattle ranch that sits on 2,500 beautiful acres, the Princeville Ranch features zip line courses, hiking trails, kayaking spots, and more. Enjoying a horseback ride at the ranch is one of the top things to do in Princeville, as you can gaze over scenic ocean bluffs along the way, as well as an 80-foot waterfall.
Find your ideal spot among the Princeville hotels and vacation rentals today, and come see for yourself just how rewarding a Princeville getaway can be. Chances are good that travelers will be thinking about a return trip as soon as they leave.