Kauai, the fourth largest of the Hawaiian islands, is famous as a perfectly relaxing honeymoon getaway. The island is not overdeveloped, and there are many miles of pristine beaches to enjoy. The natural beauty of the island's interior, preserved in several national parks, draws many tourists each year. Hotels in Kauai provide a range of options, from small bed and breakfasts like Marjorie's Kauai Inn, budget-friendly hotels, and luxurious resorts like the oceanfront Grand Hyatt Resort.
Visitors to Kauai hotels can enjoy dining at excellent restaurants and casual local favorites. Enjoy Hawaiian regional cuisine movement can be found at Merriman's Fish House on the South Shore, while Pono Market provides fresh, regional fare for diners on a budget.
Esprit de Corps Riding Academy offers trail rides through the beauty of the "Garden Island" for hotels Kauai guests. Rides are tailored to the visitors' skill level, from slow and gentle trots to cantors.
Polihale State Park features a secluded and awe inspiring beach. It isn't the safest beach for swimming, but the beautiful sunsets are best viewed from a 4.5 mile drive on the dirt and gravel road.
The Kaua'i Sunshine Markets provide fresh produce at various locations and times around the island. The markets are only open for two hours, so visitors should arrive early for the best selection.
Take advantage of a round or two of golf at the Municipal Wailua Golf Course. Designed by Toyo Shirai in the 1930s, the course has been named one of Hawaii's best courses.