Poipu Resort located on Kauai’s South Shore is the destination for visitors looking for the perfect place to base their Hawaiian vacation while on Kauai. Sunshine is abundant in Poipu and the spectacular coastline features many wonderful beaches, hiking trails and scenic bays. There are endless activities all within walking distance or a short drive and Poipu is centrally located on Kauai allowing day trips to all of Kauai.
Poipu Beach is considered the most popular beach on Kauai and Poipu Resorts’ other great beaches include Mahaulepu (one of Parrish Kauai’s favorites for its solitude and scenery), Shipwreck’s Beach, Brennecke Beach, Kiahuna/Sheraton Beach, and Lawai Beach. Other notable spots are Baby Beach, Koloa Landing, Keiki Cove, Spouting Horn and Allerton’s Beach.
One of top 18-hole golf courses in the nation is Poipu Bay Golf Course at the Grand Hyatt Resort which hosted the PGA Grand Slam of Golf from 1994-2006. The newly renovated Kiahuna Golf Club also offers another challenging 18 holes for the golf enthusiast.
Kauai’s South Shore offers something for everyone with an infinite number of activities. The adventurous will find scuba diving, snorkeling, hiking, surfing, paddling, kayaking, mountain biking, deep-sea fishing, horseback riding and ATV tours. Those looking for a low key vacation can enjoy the beaches, pools, spas, shopping and dining.
Prince Kuhio Park, the birthplace of Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole, the “People’s Prince,” who opened the beaches of Waikiki to the public in 1918, Allerton Gardens, Spouting Horn, Old Koloa Town, and the nation’s largest coffee plantation all significant “must sees” on Kauai’s South Shore.