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Kaua'i, Our Island Home

The island of Kaua'i is home to some of the most diverse flora and fauna on the planet, much of it endemic to the island. Our history and culture are rich and colorful. Our tropical home offers varied, unique experiences, both for the rugged adventurer and armchair voyager. From suggestions from friends and previous guests we've culled these informational links to help you plan just exactly the kind of vacation that is perfect for you!

Planning Your Perfect Dream Vacation

Ready to Reserve Your Stay at Aloha Cottages?

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Resources to Customize Your Time on Kaua'i:

Flowers for any occasion:

Learn to make a beautiful flower Haku (headpiece): Ivory,

Private Chef/Caterer: Tony Brigante 808.652.5438,

Guided Hikes: Eric Rohlffs,

Guided Spearfishing Expeditions:

Get a Tattoo: Mario at 808.212.1383

Kiteboarding Lessons: Adam Finn,

EcoAdventures: help restore and protect our fragile ecosystem while enjoying the beauty of our tropical home and making new friends.

Remarkable Things to See & Do:

Kilauea Lighthouse (not to be missed):

Kaua'i Museum:

Grove Farm:

Spouting Horn (Poipu):

Botanical Gardens: National:, Private:

Lawai International Center, 88 Shrines:

Kauai-made Rum Tasting:

Hiking: Kauai has miles of hiking trails, many of which we highly recommend. From short jaunts to the exquisite 11 mile Kalalau Trail on the NaPali Coast, you'll find one that suits your interest and abilities. The Sleeping Giant Trail (Nounou East) is only 3 miles from the Cottages.

Fabulous Tours:

Kayak the NaPali Coast: a world-class, never to be forgotten experience! (summer only)

Kayaking, Horseback Riding and Ziplining on the lush, verdant, north shore:

Kauai Chocolate Tour (one of our favorites!):

Helicopter Tours (expensive but, as our friend Sarah said, "worth every penny.":

Inner Tubing Through Old Irrigation Canals:

Kayak the Wailua River to the Waterfall (3 miles to our south):

Activities We Recommend for the Whole Family:

Walk or Bike the Coastal Path:

Rent Bikes right in Kapaa:, or

A Luau! We recommend either or

First Saturday celebration in Old Kapa'a Town: food, live music, local culture, crafts, the first Saturday of every month

SCUBA: Charlie & Jessica, our divers, both recommend:

Fabulous Hawaiian Music at E Kanikapila Kakau EKK, January through March:

Miniature Golf in Kilauea:

General Resources:

Find info on Hawai’I State Parks, Recreational Activities, Hiking & Trails, & Camping Permits


Plan Your Trip to Hawaii


Things to do, Restaurants, Travel Information, Events


Kauai Activities


Kapa’a Library


Botanical Gardens


Kapa'a &

Coconut Coast








West Side

& NaPali Coast

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