Few places in the world are as life-affirming as Kauai--the Garden Island. From the Emerald Mountain range to the large splashing waves, the sun shines on Kauai in Hawaii--literally and figuratively. Whether you're wandering through Old Koloa Town or staring off the Na Pali coast, you'll feel the spirit of this island. Even the Kauai resorts amaze, and you'll leave feeling refreshed, enlightened, and ready to return again.
Out and About in Kauai
You could stay here forever and still be entertained each day. You should partake in outdoor recreation, such as hiking to Waimea Canyon Lookout, kayaking Wailua River, and swimming at Haena Beach State Park. Surfing is very popular here, as is diving and snorkeling. Other points of interest include the Kilauea Point Lighthouse, Kauai's Hindu Monastery, and the National Tropical Botanical Garden. You can shop for local crafts and products in nearly every populated pocket of the island as well. As you search for Kauai hotels, keep in mind what you want to do and see.
Eating and Drinking
Shave ice, ice cream, and coffee must be had while on Garden Island. What's nice is that many hotels in Kauai will provide accommodations for you near top-notch dining spots. The entire island is known for its burgers, pizza, and fish, so be sure to sample them. Bars can be found in many of the towns on the island, and the island does have local brews, so be sure to order one.
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