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Located in Wailua within a mile (2 km) of Smith Family Garden Luau, Kauai Shores, an Aqua Hotel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Lydgate Beach Park. This 206-room, 3-star hotel welcomes guests with 2 outdoor pools, a restaurant, and free in-room WiFi. It's on the beach and also near Sleeping Giant Trailhead and Town Park.


Enjoy a bite to eat at Lava Lava Beach Club, the hotel's onsite restaurant.


All of Kauai Shores, an Aqua Hotel's 206 recently renovated rooms provide lanais, refrigerators, and coffee makers. LCD TVs come with DVD players and video-game consoles, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Ceiling fans, safes, and phones are also available.

Property features

Guests of Kauai Shores, an Aqua Hotel enjoy features like 2 outdoor pools, free WiFi in public areas, and a meeting room. You can take advantage of free parking if you drive. The front desk is staffed 24/7 to help with concierge services, luggage storage, and securing valuables. Other amenities at this beach hotel include a business center, laundry facilities, and a garden.


  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining
  • 2 outdoor pools

Kauai Shores, an Aqua Hotel

420 Papaloa Rd Kapaa HI 96746

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Kauai Shores, an Aqua Hotel features 2 outdoor swimming pools. The hotel offers a restaurant. Business-related amenities at this 3-star property consist of a business center and a meeting room.

High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. This beach hotel also offers tour/ticket assistance, a garden, and a picnic area. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

  • ATM/banking 
  • Business center 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 206 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Concierge services 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • One meeting room 
  • Garden 
  • Picnic area 
  • Restaurant 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Free self parking 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  
  • DVD player  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

Kauai Shores, an Aqua Hotel offers 206 air-conditioned accommodations with DVD players and video-game consoles. Rooms open to lanais. LCD televisions are featured in guestrooms. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries.

This Kapaa hotel provides complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include safes and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and ceiling fans. Housekeeping is offered daily and hair dryers can be requested.

  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Video-game console 
  • DVD player 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Lanai 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer (on request) 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Free WiFi 
  • In-room safe 
  • LCD TV 

Where to Eat

Lava Lava Beach Club - This beachfront restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

Nearby Things to Do

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Resort fee: USD 18.00 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Beach loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Fitness/yoga classes
  • Internet access
  • Newspaper
  • Phone calls
  • In-room safe
  • In-room coffee
  • Self parking
  • Parking
  • Lending library access
  • Additional inclusions
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

Children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

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