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Kapaa
Kapaa, also spelled Kapa'a, means "solid" in Hawaiian. Travelers find this small town, nestled at the base of Nounou (the Sleeping Giant) Mountain on Kauai tourist friendly with its diverse array of hotels, shopping centers, and restaurants. The Kinipopo Shopping Village is a favorite for its fun eateries and small keepsake shops. Look for the "Kauai Made" logo for products made by local craftsmen using traditional materials. Kappa also offers water sports, including water skiing and kayaking.

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Kauai Photo Tours
Kauai Photo Tours
Owner description: We take you to Kauai's most spectacular and beautiful photo locations! See and photograph Kauai's BEST with a local, professional photographer. We'll visit numerous off the beaten... more Owner description: We take you to Kauai's most spectacular and beautiful photo locations! See and photograph Kauai's BEST with a local, professional photographer. We'll visit numerous off the beaten path gorgeous settings to see and experience the natural beauty that is Kauai! One amazing photo location right after another the entire time. An incredibly satisfying and rewarding Kauai island experience. We have several different Photo Tours you can choose from (Walking, Hiking, Portraits our Private tours), and digital SLR camera rentals -with polarizers- also available. All of our photo tours are smaller for a more intimate, personal, quality & enjoyable experience. Most tours start between 9:30-10:30 am and return 5.5 hours later, though times can be often adjusted when needed. Designed for beginners, to advanced, to professional photographers and just sightseers alike. Kauai is a true photographers paradise! Take our tour early-on and have time to revisit the places you enjoyed the most during the rest of your stay. Snacks and drinks Included on all tours! Visit our website for a complete list of information, pricing and photos. (Group tours are $119 per person and Private Tours are $439 and *include* two people and $75 for each additional over two.) Mahalo! less
Attraction type: Scenic Drives; Nature & Wildlife Tours; Sightseeing Tours; Beaches
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Kauai Path
Kauai Path
Attraction type: Hiking Trails
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Ke Ala Hele Makalae East Shore Beach Path
Ke Ala Hele Makalae East Shore Beach Path
Attraction type: Hiking Trails
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Sleeping Giant Trail
Sleeping Giant Trail
Attraction type: Hiking Trails; Lookouts
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Lydgate State Park
Lydgate State Park
Attraction type: Parks
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Hee Fat General Store
Hee Fat General Store
Ranked #1 of 114 Restaurants in Kapaa
Cuisines: Dessert
Hukilau Lanai
Hukilau Lanai
Ranked #2 of 114 Restaurants in Kapaa
Price: $20 - $40
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Romantic, Local cuisine, Doing business
Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Tacos Al Pastor
Tacos Al Pastor
Ranked #3 of 114 Restaurants in Kapaa
Cuisines: Mexican
Chef George Of Da Jungle
Chef George Of Da Jungle
Ranked #4 of 114 Restaurants in Kapaa
Price: $4 - $17
Cuisines: Organic, Greek, Vegetarian, Hawaiian
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Verde Restaurant
Verde Restaurant
Ranked #5 of 114 Restaurants in Kapaa
Price: $3 - $12
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Takeout

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Makaleha Bed and Coffee
Makaleha Bed and Coffee
$75
Ranked #1 of 16 Kapaa B&B and Inns
Kapaa Sands
Kapaa Sands
$90 - $185
Ranked #3 of 15 Specialty Lodging in Kapaa
Kakalina's Bed and Breakfast
Kakalina's Bed and Breakfast
$75 - $85
Ranked #4 of 16 Kapaa B&B and Inns

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Fern Grotto Inn
3.0 of 5
Fern Grotto Inn
$181 - $218
Ranked #1 of 15 Specialty Lodging in Kapaa
Kauai Coast Resort at the Beachboy
3.5 of 5
Kauai Coast Resort at the Beachboy
$152 - $281
Ranked #2 of 12 Hotels in Kapaa
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Wailua Bay View Condominiums
2.5 of 5
Wailua Bay View Condominiums
$167 - $280
Ranked #4 of 15 Specialty Lodging in Kapaa
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Kauai Country Inn
5.0 of 5
Kauai Country Inn
$210 - $223
Ranked #2 of 16 Kapaa B&B and Inns
Waipouli Beach Resort
4.0 of 5
Waipouli Beach Resort
$271 - $380
Ranked #1 of 12 Hotels in Kapaa
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Kauai Marriott Resort
4.0 of 5
Kauai Marriott Resort
$337 - $493
Ranked #3 of 11 Hotels in Lihue
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.