Kapaa is a small town at the bottom of Nounou Mountain, also known as "The Sleeping Giant". Kapaa is a tourist-friendly location with many small shops, outdoor activities, and restaurants. Make sure to see the Sleeping Giant Trail, Haena Beach Park, and the Ho'olalaea Waterfall.

Kapaa is a charming, beachside town at the base of the Nounou Mountain. It’s an unincorporated community but has a variety of shopping centers, restaurants, beaches, and other outdoor activities to keep the entire family entertained. Find a true hidden gem hideaway and choose from our selection of luxury condos, ocean view homes, or beachfront villas to ensure you have a relaxing and luxurious vacation in the perfect Hawaiian setting.

Featured Vacation Rentals in Kapaa, Kauai

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Reasons to Vacation in Kapaa

Kapaa is an old plantation community turned must-see Kauai destination. Kapaa has everything you need for a vacation to remember including great restaurants, shopping, white sandy beaches, and serene sunsets. You’ll feel right at home as the community still keeps its sense of family and the locals are quick to share all of their favorite adventures.

Shopping & Entertainment

Kapaa has a convenient shopping village as well as many local shops to spend your days browsing. The fine art, rare jewelry, and antique shops will leave you coming back for more. And, if you happen to be in Kapaa the first Saturday of the month, be sure to join the biggest party on the island as Old Kapaa Town features live music, crafts, and lots of food.

Historic Downtown

Kapaa boasts a historic and vibrant downtown with shops to highlight its heritage and history. Home to First Saturday, Kapaa will instantly steal your heart as locals treat guests like family while sharing their food, art, and antiques.


There is something for every pallet in Kapaa including some of the best Five Star restaurants on the island. But it’s also convenient to grab a shaved ice on your way to the beach or satisfy your kids by pairing it with one of the most delicious burgers on the island. Make sure to get fresh fish just after dusk as it is most likely fresh off the days catch.

Kealia Beach

Kealia Beach is a versatile beach great for surfers, boogie boarders, or family picnics. It’s convenient with plenty of parking and pavilions to block the sun. Plus, if your eyes open, with a little luck you may even see a few whales off in the distance.