We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Whalers Cove Oceanfront Resort

Save
Share
2640 Puuholo Rd, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-8626
E-mail hotel
COVID-19 update: See the added health and safety measures this property is taking.Read more
5 people are viewing this hotel
Hotel direct offer!Let us get the groceries...
Lock in the lowest price from these sites
eDreams$467
Priceline$467
Agoda.com$467
Tripadvisor$467
Expedia.com
Hotels.com
View all 15 deals
Prices are the average nightly price provided by our partners and may not include all taxes and fees. Taxes and fees that are shown are estimates only. Please see our partners for more details.
Traveler (358)
Room & Suite (493)
Videos (7)
What is Travelers’ Choice?
Tripadvisor gives a Travelers’ Choice award to accommodations, attractions and restaurants that consistently earn great reviews from travelers and are ranked within the top 10% of properties on Tripadvisor.
Travel safe during COVID-19
Visit our Travel Safe hub to see how we're helping you make more informed travel decisions during COVID-19.
What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Read more
Updated 09/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Whalers Cove Oceanfront Resort
Updated 09/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

About

#1 of 7 hotels in Poipu
Location
Cleanliness
Service
Value
Travelers' Choice
Whalers Cove Resort on beautiful Poipu Beach in Kauai, Hawaii offers luxury condos in a relaxing and stunning location. Our property offers daily housekeeping, full kitchens in each unit, and partial or ocean views with 1, 2 and 3 bedrooms. One stay at Whalers Cove Resort and you'll see why guests have awarded us the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence year after year.
Read more
Room & Suite (493)493
Full view
Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Complimentary instant cofffee
Beach
Bicycle rental
Kids stay free
Babysitting
Parking
Wifi
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Diving
Hiking
Horseback riding
Mini golf
Snorkeling
Water sport equipment rentals
Fishing
Highchairs available
Business Center with Internet Access
Massage
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Concierge
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
Private check-in / check-out
Clothes dryer
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
Washing machine
Show more
Room features
Additional bathroom
Desk
Dining area
Housekeeping
Coffee / tea maker
Dishwasher
Cable / satellite TV
Bath / shower
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Separate dining area
Separate living room
Sofa
Telephone
Wardrobe / closet
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Iron
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Microwave
Oven
Refrigerator
Stovetop
Kitchenware
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
Show more
Room types
Ocean view
Landmark view
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
See more room details
Good to know
HOTEL CLASS
HOTEL STYLE
Great View
Charming
Languages Spoken
English
Hotel links
Special Offer:Let us get the groceries...
397Reviews15Q+A100Room tips
Traveler rating
  • 341
  • 35
  • 14
  • 5
  • 2
Time of year
Traveler type
Language
  • More
Selected filters
  • Filter
  • English
Popular mentions
Jessica P wrote a review Jun 22
1 contribution
We stayed in the beautiful oceanfront condo #233! The views were incredible, the condo was comfortably furnished and had everything we needed. It was peaceful and quiet. A wonderful and relaxing location! We absolutely loved this condo and the resort. We can't recommend it enough. We will be back!!
Read more
Date of stay: June 2021
Value
Cleanliness
Service
Room Tip: We especially loved #233!
See more room tips
Helpful
Share
Response from Onsite Manager, Owner at Whalers Cove Oceanfront Resort
Responded 2 days ago
Mahalo Nui Loa M7939. The owner of condo 233 will be thrilled you enjoyed your stay. We are so happy to finally be hosting wonderful guests as yourself!!! We are excited you want to return, and can't wait to have you back!! A hui hou!
Read more
Ethan P wrote a review Jun 21
2 contributions
My wife and I stayed for six nights in an oceanfront condo. It was everything you'd expect from the location - sea views, breezes and sounds at all times. The condo was very spacious and well appointed. The manager was super accommodating and had maintenance quickly fix a mistake of our own making without a word of complaint. Pool and hot tub were lovely and uncrowded. Great shower in the room. Pretty much perfect.
Read more
Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Helpful
Share
Response from Onsite Manager, Owner at Whalers Cove Oceanfront Resort
Responded 2 days ago
Mahalo Nui Loa for taking the time to review Whalers Cove in Poipu! We believe you were staying in condo 134. We will be sure to let the owner know. If you are ever planning to visit Poipu again, we'd love to have you back! A hui hou!
Read more
Jett2044 wrote a review Jun 17
6 contributions
+1
My friends and I stayed in a deluxe oceanfront unit (#125) in June 2021 and had a fabulous time. Whaler’s Cove is a cozy resort tucked into a quiet neighborhood in the heart of the south shore. It has lush, well-maintained grounds, a gorgeous pool & hot tub, and is easily walkable to many shops, restaurants, and beaches. The condo was beautifully furnished with comfortable living and sleeping spaces, but we spent nearly all of our time on the oversized balcony taking in the expansive views of the ocean. We saw green sea turtles down in the water every day and listened to the crashing waves at night. The staff at Whalers’s Cove was exceptional, going out of their way to be friendly and helpful. We will definitely stay here again!
Read more
Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Traveled with friends
Helpful
Share
Response from Onsite Manager, Owner at Whalers Cove Oceanfront Resort
Responded 6 days ago
Mahalo Jett! We are so happy you enjoyed your time here! I will surely let our owners and staff know! Glad the turtles (Honu) were here for you! And we truly hope you will come back and stay with us! A ui hou!
Read more
Tess W wrote a review Jun 14
3 contributions
Our honeymoon was absolutely wonderful, more than we could have hoped for at Whaler’s Cove Resort. The hospitality could not have been matched to anywhere else. It was such a pleasure meeting the general manager and her front desk staff were more than helpful throughout our stay. It was truly a wonderful experience and suite 211 was absolutely gorgeous. We will continue to recommend here as a place to stay in Kauai and look forward to coming back ourselves!
Read more
Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Helpful
Share
Response from Onsite Manager, Owner at Whalers Cove Oceanfront Resort
Responded 1 week ago
Aloha to our wonderful honeymooners TMW!!! It was a treat to meet you and we saw that "Just Married" glow when you checked in! We truly hope you will come back and stay with us, and maybe next time the island will have cars!! Stay happy-in-love and A hui hou!
Read more
Hoosier_Packer wrote a review Jun 12
Chandler, Arizona165 contributions45 helpful votes
+1
There isn’t a bad view in the entire resort. We stayed in Unit 133 and I’ll share our experience: The Resort: -Marianne and her team are attentive, caring, and go out of their way to make you feel welcome -Views are post card perfect; all ocean front -Private, quiet, and no traffic noise -Pool and hot tub area have ocean views and have plenty of room to stretch out Unit 133: -2 levels on upper floor with ocean front views from every window -No AC and wouldn’t be an issue except for the front screen door was missing. Otherwise., there’s plenty of cross breeze to stay comfortable -Washer and dryer are great to have in-unit Poipu: -No rental car? No problem! -if there’s a place to be without a car, Poipu is ideal. We used the Koloa Shuttle (.50 cents) for all points between Poipu and Koloa. We also used the Kauai bus ($2) to get between Pt Allen and Lihue. -the second most reliable form of transportation are the taxis; Roger at West Aide Taxi and Becky at Lihue taxi were awesome! Responsive, punctual, and reliable! Honestly, we were a bit concerned about not having a car but we ended up enjoying the resort, exploring local options, and having tons of quality time to recharge! No car? No problem! You’ll still have a great time!
Read more
Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: Checkout the delis in the local markets. Fresh seafood and great prices. DaCrack for great...
See more room tips
Helpful
Share
Response from Onsite Manager, Owner at Whalers Cove Oceanfront Resort
Responded 1 week ago
Condo 134! Mahalo to the Hoosier Packer!!! The detail on the alternative travel options is awesome!!! We loved having you here and your description of the resort is awesome!!! Correction on the condo number it is condo 134 and that lanai screen door should be back soon! Mahalo nui!
Read more
Previous
123456
PRICE RANGE
$392 - $685 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
whalers cove hotel poipu
LOCATION
United StatesHawaiiKauaiPoipuKoloa
NUMBER OF ROOMS
24
Is This Your Tripadvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Frequently Asked Questions about Whalers Cove Oceanfront Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Whalers Cove Oceanfront Resort?
Nearby attractions include Poipu Beach Park (0.2 miles), Lawa'i Beach (0.5 miles), and Baby Beach (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Whalers Cove Oceanfront Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Whalers Cove Oceanfront Resort?
Top room amenities include a flat screen TV, a refrigerator, and an additional bathroom.
What food & drink options are available at Whalers Cove Oceanfront Resort?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Whalers Cove Oceanfront Resort?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Whalers Cove Oceanfront Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include Waikomo Shave Ice, Anake's Juice Bar, and Kauai Juice Co.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Whalers Cove Oceanfront Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Whalers Cove Oceanfront Resort?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Whalers Cove Oceanfront Resort?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Lawai International Center (4.1 miles), Ke Kahua O Kāneiolouma (1.0 miles), and Prince Kuhio Park (0.4 miles).
Does Whalers Cove Oceanfront Resort have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbor view available here.
Is Whalers Cove Oceanfront Resort accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and facilities for disabled guests. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.