With nearly year-round perfect weather, Poi’pu Beach sits on the sunniest side of the island with a coastline that features unique reef formations, white sandy beaches and native flora and fauna around each corner. Poipu Beach was named America’s Best Beaches by Travel Channel and ranks top among the “best” beaches list worldwide.
Kauai is home to infamous waves and iconic surfing legends. Favorite surf spots on the island include Poipu Beach, Salt Pond, Allerton’s, Kukuiula Harbor, Davidson’s at Kekaha, Pakalas, Lawai Beach (also called P.K.’s Centers and Acid Drop), Shipwrecks Beach, Nawiliwili Harbor, Hanalei Bay, Tunnels Beach, and Cannons.
Take in the sunset and stars with an evening in an oversized Adirondack chair beside the warm flames of the Ko’a Kea Fire Pits.
Unique feats of nature can be found along the south shore of the island. Visit the Spouting Horn, a natural phenomenon where you’ll witness a huge plume of water with an outlandish local legend or see the Lithified Sand Dunes a historic landscape hidden in the cliffs. For an opulent and artful display of flora and fauna, visit the Allerton Garden. Be sure to keep an eye out for many other local parks, gardens, and natural sites.
Poipu Shopping Village is home to art galleries, clothing and swimwear boutiques, gift shops, crafts, jewelry, souvenirs and more.