Travelers often underestimate the size of Kauai; a drive from one side of the island to the other can take about three hours. Given that, where you choose to stay on Kauai is an important decision so you can spend less time driving and more time relaxing in paradise.
At Parrish Kauai, we offer a wide range of vacation rentals on the island’s North, South, and East sides. Travelers can enjoy different experiences depending on which side of the island they choose as a home base. To help you decide where to stay on Kauai, we are highlighting the benefits of staying on each part of the island.
Where to Stay on Kauai
You cannot go wrong staying anywhere on Kauai. However, the North, South, and East sides of the island each have their own unique features and attractions, which can make a difference in your vacation.
Staying on Kauai’s North Shore
The North Shore of Kauai is a favorite among travelers who want to experience the island’s natural beauty. The area is known for its stunning beaches, including Hanalei Bay, which was selected as the best beach in America by Dr. Beach. The North Shore is also home to some of the island’s most beautiful hikes, including the Kalalau Trail and the Na Pali Coast. For those who want to stay in the area, Parrish Kauai offers a range of vacation rentals, including Hanalei Bay rentals, that will put you near one of the best beaches in the world.
Staying on Kauai’s South Shore
On the other side of the island, the South Shore offers a more touristy spot. Fantastic beaches, including Poipu Beach and Brennecke’s Beach, draw travelers from around the globe. As a result, there are many renowned resorts in the area, as well as some of the best shopping and restaurant experiences on the island. On the South Shore, guests do not have to drive much because shops, restaurants, and attractions are always nearby. If you want to stay on Kauai’s South Shore, we offer a wide variety of rentals, including properties at some of the island’s top resorts.
Staying on Kauai’s East Side
Finally, there is the East Side of Kauai, also known as the Royal Coconut Coast. The area is home to the island’s largest town, Kapaa, which offers a range of shopping and dining options. The area is also known for the Wailua River, where visitors can take a kayak to the famous Fern Grotto. The East Side is also known for its great hiking, including Sleeping Giant or Nounou Mountain. For those who want to stay on the East Side, Parrish Kauai offers well-appointed vacation rentals, including condos and private vacation homes.
Book Your Stay with Parrish Kauai
Deciding where to stay on Kauai can be a challenging task because each side of the island offers its own unique benefits. If you are looking for more tips in picking a location, check out our blog. No matter where you deem the perfect location for your vacation, Parrish Kauai has you covered with our expansive lodging options. Please book your accommodations online or by calling 1-800-325-5701.