The Wailua hotels are often grouped with the Kapaa
hotels, as only a few miles separate Wailua from Kapaa. Kapaa resorts such
as the Outrigger
Lae Nani provide easy access to both Wailua
and Kapaa, so you might consider them when looking for Wailua lodging. You will
also want to give the area vacation rentals a look when looking for your ideal
accommodations in Wailua. Condos, cottages, and private homes figure among the
area vacation rentals, and when you combine them with the Wailua hotels, you
have a variety of lodging options to work with. The hotels in Wailua can serve
as ideal places to base yourself on Kauai's eastern coast, so you can also add
them to your list of potential places to stay.
Kaha Lani Resort
When it's upscale hotels in Wailua that interest you, the Kaha Lani Resort is among the best options. This oceanfront condominium resort offers access to a long beach on Wailua Bay, and while the water conditions are often too rough for swimming at the beach, the resort boasts a heated outdoor pool. You'll also find a putting green on the manicured grounds, so you can practice for your round of golf at the Wailua Municipal Course. Other facilities at the Kaha Lani Resort include barbecue areas, coin-operated laundry facilities, and a tennis court. You can also relax in your cozy one- or two-bedroom condo at the Kaha Lani, which includes a an array of amenities. These include a fully equipped kitchen, cable TV, a private balcony, wireless internet access, a hair dryer, and an iron. Recent renovations to most of the 75 guest units here have them looking better than ever, and while not overly luxurious, these accommodations do provide relatively upscale lodging. You might also consider the Outrigger Waipouli Beach Resort when looking for top-of-the-line Wailua lodging.
The Lanikai Resort is similar to the Kaha Lani Resort, so if one is fully booked, you can turn to the other. There are 315 well-equipped guest units to choose from at the Lanikai Resort, and they come in the form of suites and condo units. All of the units feature two bedrooms and two baths, which makes them ideal for families, and standard amenities include a full kitchen with a dishwasher, a private balcony, your own washer and dryer, a wet bar, cable TV, a VCR, ceiling fans, a hair dryer, and an iron. A modern beach decor characterizes the guest suites and condos, and ample furnishings are provided throughout. When you're not out kayaking on the Wailua River or visiting Wailua Falls, you can take advantage of the overall resort amenities at the Lanikai Resort, which include the small beach, an outdoor swimming pool, a sun deck, and a barbecue area. While the Lanikai Resort lacks a restaurant, you can easily walk to the Coconut Plantation Marketplace, which offers an array of eateries, as well as numerous shops.
Aloha Beach Resort
Aloha Beach Resort
When the more expensive Wailua hotels are out of your budget, you might consider booking your stay at the Aloha Beach Hotel, which is ideally located next to the mouth of the Wailua River and the large Lydgate Beach Park. While not the cheapest option for hotels in Wailua, the Aloha Beach Hotel does offer reasonable rates that are among the best on the island, especially when you consider all that you get in return. A recent $10 million renovation has helped spruce up the Aloha Beach Hotel, but it still maintains its Old Hawaii charm. The decor of the 216 rooms, suites, and cottage units is decidedly Hawaiian, and elegant touches such as mahogany doors, premium quilts, and upgraded baths help give these mid-priced accommodations an upscale feel. The two-room cottages offer the most privacy, while the garden view rooms are the way to go if you prefer to save money on rates. Standard amenities in all of the guest units here include cable TV, air-conditioning, a safe, a coffee maker, a mini-fridge, an alarm clock, an iron, and a hair dryer. Overall resort amenities include a restaurant, a bar and grill, a lounge, two outdoor pools, a hot tub, a tennis court, and coin-operated laundry facilities. There is also a small on-site fitness room should you want to fit in a quick workout. Convenient and affordable, the Aloha Beach Hotel is an excellent Wailua lodging option for anyone looking for value on Kauai's eastern coast. You might also turn to the Kauai Sands Hotel when looking for value-oriented Wailua lodging, as it offers some of the cheapest rates around.
The spacious one-bedroom apartment units at the Wailua Bayview are well-priced, so you'll want to keep them in mind when looking to save on rates. While relatively basic, the 45 units here are clean and offer almost everything you'll need for a pleasant stay, including a full kitchen. Other amenities you can expect during your stay include cable TV, a VCR, a stereo, ceiling fans, laundry facilities, an iron, and a hair dryer. While the ceiling fans combine with cooling nighttime breezes to create comfortable sleeping conditions, most units also boast partial air-conditioning, which helps keep things cool during the warmer daytime hours. Outside of the rooms at the Wailua Bayview, the library is a good place to find books and reference materials that offer information on Kauai hiking, the island's flora and fauna, and other interesting topics. Should the conditions at the beach not be ideal for swimming, a small outdoor pool is located on the grounds at the Wailua Bayview. You'll also find a barbecue area, which you might look to take advantage of after stopping at the grocery store or enjoying a successful day of fishing.