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Waimea Vacation Package Deals

You'll relish every second in delightful Waimea. The hardworking staff here at Orbitz will help you get a move on by bundling top-value hotels and flights.

If you package your bookings, you can save up to $857*! Just select your preferred airfares, hotels, rental cars and experiences.

With 500 airlines and more than 500,000 worldwide accommodation options, you can pick where you want to stay and who you'll fly with!

When it comes to crafting the escape you've been fantasizing about, your options are limitless with Orbitz.

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Waimea Travel Guide

Where is Waimea?

If you're sure your geography teacher taught you where Waimea was but you can't quite remember, don't panic — we'll jog your memory!

You'll discover it approximately 120 miles northwest of Honolulu, the state capital of Hawaii, and about 17 miles west of Lihue.

Like meeting the locals when you're on vacation? This area of Kauai is home to around 2,000 residents.

Places to Visit in Waimea

First things first. You shouldn't leave Waimea without getting your own iconic pics of Waimea Canyon. Luring large numbers of tourists from far and wide, it certainly is a must-see!

On a clear day, head to Koke'e State Park for a relaxing walk and enjoy the fresh air. Seeking more ideas? Alakai Wilderness Area is ideal for an easygoing family day out. You can explore nature as well as find out how this unique area is being managed. But wait, there's more to come! Discover this planet's natural history at Kokee Natural History Museum, an interesting place for the whole family.

Car Rentals in Waimea

Spectacular adventures are just around the bend with car rentals in Waimea. Ready to discover the region from the convenience and comfort of your own wheels?

Collecting a vehicle straight from Lihue Airport means that you don't have to bother with transfers and cabs. Avis and Payless are some options worth checking out.

Nearest Airports to Waimea

Airports. They aren't always a ton of fun, but traveling sure would be a lot harder without them! The closest to Waimea is Lihue Airport (LIH). It sits 18 miles from the downtown area.

Popular Places to Visit Near Waimea

Seen all there is to see in Waimea itself? If you've got more time on your hands, there is plenty more available in the surrounding region. Kilauea is just 16 miles away. Travelers often head here to reach the Princeville Golf Course.

No Cancellation Fees

Feeling a little disappointed because you have to cancel your plans? Well, don't worry — we won't make it worse by burdening you with a fee.^ If you get in quickly, your selected airline and hotel might not either.

Top Rated Hotels for your Waimea Vacation

Waimea Plantation Cottages, a Coast Resort
Waimea Plantation Cottages, a Coast Resort
3.5 out of 5.0 9400 Kaumualii Highway, Waimea, HI
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4.3/5 (54 reviews)

Amazing empty soft sand beach. Its red sand so on the warm side at noon but so beautiful. The night stars were amazing, no light polution at all!

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2019
Guests staying at Waimea Plantation Cottages, a Coast Resort enjoy an outdoor pool, a children's pool, and free WiFi in public areas. Front-desk staff can help ...
The West Inn Kauai
The West Inn Kauai
2.5 out of 5.0 9690 Kaumualii Highway, Waimea, HI
$149
4.0/5 (6 reviews)

it was very handy to most every thing was very reasonable

Reviewed on Jan 2, 2020
The West Inn Kauai features free WiFi in public areas, express check-out, and laundry facilities. Free parking is included with your stay. Staff members can ...
Hilton Garden Inn Kauai Wailua Bay
Hilton Garden Inn Kauai Wailua Bay
3.5 out of 5.0 3-5920 Kuhio Hwy, Lihue, HI
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$149
3.9/5 (59 reviews)

Check-in was very fast and easy. We had a corner room right next to the pool, and not far off from the pool is Lydgate Beach and Kamalani Playground.

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2020
Renovated in 2016, Hilton Garden Inn Kauai Wailua Bay offers 2 outdoor pools, a fitness center, and free WiFi in public areas. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual ...

Things To Do during your Waimea Vacation

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^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.