|Most expensive month:||December|
|Average price in Poipu:||$534/night|
|Cheapest price found:||$177/night|
|Most expensive day:||Thursday|
Poipu translates to “crashing waves” in Hawaiian, an appropriate name for this popular surfing destination, which is also home to idyllic beaches, high-end resorts, golf courses and gourmet restaurants. Along with eco-friendly outdoor adventures and scuba diving, Poipu delights outdoor enthusiasts with its surrounding natural spoils.
You’re spoilt for choice with pristine beaches while staying in Poipu, particularly Baby Beach, which is a protected cove with golden sand and calm waters. If you love snorkelling, head to Lawai Beach, which has palm trees dotting its grassy coastline and an offshore coral reef that also provides great waves for surfers. Poipu Beach Park is home to the most-popular Poipu Beach, which features a natural wading pool and surf waves.
There’s a splendid dining scene in Poipu, which focuses on gourmet beachfront dining and incorporates a range of grilled meats, seafood, tropical fruits and garden herbs. Enjoy a fun atmosphere and fresh seafood at Brennecke’s Beach Broiler or experience old-world Italian ambience and cuisine at Dondero’s Restaurant.
Do you love to scuba dive? There are numerous charters offering guided scuba trips out to incredible dive spots. Some chartered cruises guarantee dolphin sightings, while others ensure environmentally-friendly diving around Hawaii’s forbidden island of Niihau. If you prefer to stay on land, check out the zip-lines at Skyline Eco-Adventures Poipu, which offer tremendous rainforest vistas.
Avid golfers will enjoy a round at Kiahuna Golf Club, which offers 18 challenging holes surrounded by palm trees, water traps and sand bunkers. Alternatively, enjoy some retail therapy at South Shore boutiques, or at one of the exquisite jewellery stores and contemporary art galleries nearby.
Poipu is serviced by Lihue Airport, which is a 30-minute drive away and has regular flights from other Hawaiian islands. The best way to get around Poipu is by driving a rental car, but you can also catch taxis, rent bicycles or ride on local buses.
One of the most popular hotels in Poipu is Castle Poipu Shores, which has been reviewed by 34 users and currently has a rating of 8.0/10. Other top-rated locations include Hideaway Cove Poipu Beach and Sunset Kahili Condominiums, which have received 9.1/10 and 9.3/10 ratings from our users, respectively.
Castle Poipu Shores is a hotel near Poipu Beach that is popular with HotelsCombined users, scoring 8.0 across 34 reviews.
Waikomo Stream Villas is the hotel close to Lawai Beach that is most recommended by HotelsCombined users, with 19 reviews rating it at 9.6/10.
If you’re visiting Shipwreck Beach then the nearby Castle Poipu Shores is a popular hotel with HotelsCombined users (34 reviews scoring it at an average 8.0/10).