Hanalei, HI, USA

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Hanalei, HI, USA

Hanalei vacation rentals

Surf is king in Hanalei, but so is culture

Hanalei is a small and peaceful town on the north shore of Kauai. On the dramatically curving bay with its wide sweep of cream-colored sand, its spectacular mountain views and sought-after breakers, surf is king. But even if you aren’t here for the waves, Hanalei vacation rentals are ideal for exploring this superb, relaxing, family-friendly destination and also give you time to really unwind. Small is beautiful, and Hanalei really punches above its weight with so much to offer; from art galleries to museums and not least, the historic pier made famous in the film South Pacific.

Time to kick back and relax in peaceful Hanalei

Hanalei vacation rentals offers a selection of superb properties that will guarantee a fantastic family-friendly vacation in a laid-back and relaxing town. Obviously, many visitors come here for the surfing, but just as many come for the nature and wildlife. There are numerous exciting hiking trails of various levels. The Kalalau Trail, for example, is an 11-mile trail offering spectacular ocean views and lush tropical landscapes, and the Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge hosts several endangered species. Closer to home, why not treat the family to a seafood dinner, straight from the boat.

Forget time and enjoy the tranquility of Hanalei

Hanalei is small with a laid-back vibe, which is far removed from the bustle of big city life. Choose Hanalei vacation rentals and there’s nothing for it but to enjoy your well-earned family-friendly vacation. There’s a popular farmer’s market on Saturdays where you can buy local ingredients for a bit of home cooking. And If the surf doesn’t call you at one of Hanalei beaches there’s everything from kayaking to horseback riding to occupy your time, so it pays to leave your itinerary a bit loose and go with the flow.

Tropical rainy days but plenty to do in Hanalei

Hanalei has a tropical monsoon climate, which means quite a lot of rainfall, although this is interspersed with long periods of brilliant sunshine in which to enjoy the beach, sea and mountains. Tropical monsoon climates also mean that the annual temperature doesn’t vary that much. In Hanalei, the average annual temperature is around 75°F. August is the hottest summer month with an average temperature of 79°F. and the coolest winter month is February when temperatures are still around 71°F. You’ll always get some rain, but don’t let that stop you have a great family vacation.

Hanalei in Kauai, the oldest Hawaiian island

Relaxing, pristine and least commercially developed, Kauai is geologically the oldest of the Hawaiian Islands and the small town of Hanalei is one of the jewels in its crown. It’s also known as the “Garden Isle” because it is largely covered by lush tropical rainforest, with spectacular waterfalls and plenty of hiking trails covering coastline, mountain and forest. In addition to Hanalei’s magnificent beach, the island has over 50 more, suitable for all kinds of watersports and many with child-friendly tidal pools where the kids can hunt for small sea creatures.