When planning a trip to Kauai, many visitors settle on Haena beach as their home away from home when vacationing in Kauai.
Why? It’s a quiet and peaceful beachfront neighborhood, with one of the island’s most beautiful white sand beaches. Any traveller who rented or visited Haena will attest that all Haena beachfront rentals offer stunning views of the ocean without compromising on privacy or comfort.
For adventurers, there is plenty of great hiking nearby Haena beach, as well as caves to explore, snorkeling, surfing, and a Botanical Garden. The neighborhood of Hanalei is close by and has all the restaurants, cafes, and shops you could need.
But even if you never leave your rental, you’re guaranteed a perfect holiday when staying at one of the following Haena vacation rentals.
For a true island getaway experience – without missing out on any luxuries – you simply can’t go past Kaulana Naue. An expansive and bright house, built right on the sand, this is arguably the best-situated listing of all our Kauai vacation rentals.
Right on the Haena beachfront, this 5,000 sq. ft. oceanfront home comfortably sleeps 12, with a floorplan perfectly set up for a large group or family. There’s even an attached apartment with a separate entry for anyone requiring a bit more privacy.
Surrounded by lush foliage, this Kauai rental offers an extra level of privacy, making it feel like there are no neighbors for miles. Equipped with a state-of-the-art kitchen, BBQ on the deck, and an ensuite in each bedroom, don’t be surprised if you never want to leave. Though the local shops and restaurants are just a short walk away, you can enlist our local grocery delivery or personal chef services to make your holiday even easier.
Of course, there’s a hot tub on-site to help you unwind after a long day of hiking or watersports –– or just laying on the beach!
Makana Akua is another popular Haena beachfront rental has over 1000 square feet of outdoor decks, allowing all visitors to really soak up the ocean breeze and million-dollar views of the Pacific Ocean. Located in the perfect spot for exploring Tunnels beach and the surrounding jungle that the island is famous for, Makana Akua is a well-situated two-bedroom Kauai vacation rental ideal for small families or a couples trip.
A fully-equipped kitchen and outdoor BBQ make it easy to self-cater, though it’s only a short drive or leisurely walk to award-winning restaurants and local shops. This Kauai beach cottage also has A/C for hot island nights, though it’s designed to be airy and breezy, to take advantage of the cooling tradewinds that blow across Kauai.
The living room flows onto a spacious balcony that offers uninterrupted views of Hawaii’s most famous beach: the perfect place to relax with a drink in hand while watching the waves roll in. It’s basically impossible to be stressed or in a bad mood while staying at Makana Akua.
Calling all beach bums and romantics! This Haena beach oceanfront property couldn’t be in a better location –– you’ll be waking up every morning looking at the ocean. Make a coffee in the fully-equipped kitchen then step out onto the white-sand beach for a stroll as turquoise waves lap at the shore, or grab your surf board for some zen and morning water fun. It doesn’t get more perfect than that!
Hale Kalani is a spacious two-bedroom plantation-style home has panoramic ocean views from the large lanai (deck), where you can dine al-fresco as the sun dips below the horizon. If you visit in winter, you might even be lucky enough to spot whales swimming by as they migrate north.
Set on a large grassy lot, this Kauai beach house affords privacy while still being perfectly situated, close to shops, restaurants, trail hikes, and plenty of beaches.
Holo Makani Pool House
Traveling in a big group, corporate retreat or large family? This large, custom-built Haena beachfront villa sleeps eight and is an excellent home to experience your ultimate vacation.
The Holo Makani Pool House has been designed to fuse the indoor and outdoor areas and take full advantage of Kauai’s temperate weather. Large sliders disappear into the walls and create a seamless line between the kitchen, dining and living rooms, and the outdoor covered lanai.
Vaulted ceilings, white walls, and wooden floorboards create the feeling of an elegant beach getaway, while the air conditioning will keep you cool on even the hottest Hawaiian nights. Though the property is set right on Haena beach, it’s also equipped with a large pool surrounded by lush palm trees and greenery –– the perfect place to relax in total privacy.
Haena Beach Estate
Situated right on one of Kauai’s most pristine beaches, this Haena beachfront villa is perfect for an off-the-beaten-path vacation. A superbly-appointed two-bedroom home, it’s the ideal Kauai vacation rental for two couples or a small family. It’s just steps from the stunning Tunnels Beach and has a large outdoor lanai for soaking up the panoramic ocean views.
The beautiful chef’s kitchen and outdoor BBQ make it easy to turn Haena beach into your home for a few weeks, and truly embrace the relaxed beachfront location.
Start your mornings with breakfast on the lanai as the sun comes out, while watching the surfers out catching waves. Spend your day exploring the island, and make it back home in time for a few sundown drinks before dinner. It doesn’t get much better than that.
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