view from a Hanalei vacation rental in North Kauai

About Hanalei

The historic village of Hanalei is situated on the North Shore of Kauai and is famous for its spectacular beauty and half moon white sand beach that stretches for two miles along the coast.  An all season playground, Hanalei Bay is the perfect spot for swimming and snorkeling, not to mention sailing, boating, fishing or just plain relaxing on the beach with a good book.  The quaint town of Hanalei offers a variety of cafes, restaurants and shops year round. 
Also close by are the restaurants, shops and galleries of both Hanalei and Princeville Center, the world renowned Prince and Makai Golf Courses of Princeville, horseback riding, hiking on the Na Pali Trail, scuba diving and snorkeling at Tunnels and Kee Beaches, Windsurfing at Anini Beach, kayaking on the Hanalei River as well as out in the ocean, boat trips up the Na Pali coast and the gorgeous beaches of the North Shore.

A claim to fame for the Hanalei area is that the movie South Pacific was filmed primarily on adjoining Lumahai Beach.  Also of interest the children's song "Puff the Magic Dragon", written by Peter, Paul and Mary, speaks of a dragon frolicking in the autumn mist in a fantasy land called Honah Lee.  There is a theory that this place was perhaps symbolically representing the real Hawaiian town of Hanalei.

Hanalei vacation rentals include beautiful vacation homes with lush tropical grounds, beach homes, cottages within walking distance to the beach and town, Ohana rentals, homes in resorts, as well as condos and bungalows.  Renting from an owner is fast becoming a popular way to have an affordable, Hawaii vacation with your family or friends.  Not only do you have kitchen facilities but also have more room, better views and more privacy than a hotel can offer.  Some of the Hanalei vacation rentals are homes with 6 or more bedrooms, accommodating up to 12 people or more.  If you are planning a family reunion or wedding in Kauai, try renting from a private owner for an unforgettable, affordable vacation.


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