PrincevilleUnited States of America

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Visit Princeville

Explore a stunning golf course overlooking the Pacific Ocean, enjoy the views and relax on the beaches of this fashionable town.

Princeville is a charming resort town, known for its excellent golf course, relaxing beaches and pretty gardens. It comprises a serene community of condominium developments and hotels, with a scenic backdrop of dramatic, emerald-green mountains and the Pacific Ocean. Stay for a few days in one of the many lodgings to get a better understanding of this friendly and upscale commune.

For an overview of the topography, go to the Hanalei Valley Lookout. See the patchwork of taro fields in front of the verdant mountains and waterfalls. Try the local dish of poi, which is a good accompaniment for salmon.

Play a few rounds at the acclaimed Makai Golf Club. Travel through the course on the Makai Golfboard, an individual motorized scooter that carries golf clubs. Play the spectacular seventh hole and enjoy the outstanding views of the Pacific Ocean. Take the cart tour for excellent photo opportunities, such as the Queen’s Bath tide pool. A little east is the iconic Kilauea Lighthouse.

Take advantage of the year-round warm weather by windsurfing along the white sandy stretch of Anini Beach. Go snorkeling here to see the colorful fish, rays and octopuses. Visit Hideaway Beach for its brilliant blue-green water. The driest month is June.

Travel west to the Limahuli Gardens and Preserve and take a guided tour to learn about the tropical vegetation and its importance to early Hawaiian settlers. Relax beside the Limahuli Stream that flows through the gardens. Nearby is Nā Pali Coast State Park, with its mazy paths that wander through the rainforest. Embark on the Kalalau Trail to reach secluded Kalalau Beach.

The town is located on the northern coast of Kauai Island. Fly to Lihue Airport from other destinations in the United States and drive northwest for 45 minutes to get here. Get around the small town on foot or horseback.

Princeville is a serene and upscale community with excellent golf and spectacular views.

Top hotels in Princeville

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Princeville Resort
Princeville Resort
5 out of 5
5520 Kahaku Road, Princeville, HI
NZ$761
per night
Feb 2 - Feb 3

Located in Princeville, this beachfront resort is next to a golf course and within 3 mi (5 km) of Makai Golf Club and Princeville Golf Course. Princeville Botanical ...

4.3/5Excellent! (698 reviews)

"Excellent hotel, amazing location. Staff is incredibly helpful and kind. Very quiet location and close to Hanalei town. Beach access is very easy."…"

Reviewed on 19 Dec. 2019

Princeville Resort
The Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas
The Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas
4 out of 5
3838 Wyllie Rd, Princeville, HI
NZ$608
per night
Jan 21 - Jan 22

This family-friendly Princeville resort is located by the ocean, within 1 mi (2 km) of Princeville Center and Princeville Golf Course. Sealodge Beach and Hanalei ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (764 reviews)

"Location was awesome.. Property has ocean view"…"

Reviewed on 26 Dec. 2019

The Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas
The Cliffs at Princeville
The Cliffs at Princeville
3.5 out of 5
3811 Edward Road, Princeville, HI

This family-friendly Princeville condominium resort is located by the ocean, within 1 mi (2 km) of Makai Golf Club and Sealodge Beach. Princeville Golf Course ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (71 reviews)

"Liked the condo and amenities. Missed the air conditioning"…"

Reviewed on 13 Dec. 2019

The Cliffs at Princeville

Popular things to do in Princeville

Hanalei Valley Lookout
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Hanalei Valley Lookout

Enjoy the glorious view of cascades, mountains and an intricate patchwork of fields, where taro for the island’s famous poi dish is grown.

Makai Golf Club
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Makai Golf Club

Play on the exceptional 18-hole golf course or take a scenic sunset tour for romantic views of the ocean, dramatic cliffs and mountains.

Na Pali Coast State Park
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Na Pali Coast State Park

5/5(12 reviews)

Hike for hours along a meandering path to reach a hidden beach or go kayaking along the shore to see soaring cliffs rising dramatically from the sea.

Top activities in Princeville

Luau Kalamaku
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Luau Kalamaku

NZ$172

Fire knife dancers and passionate storytellers await at the Luau Kalamaku. Immerse yourself in the legends of ancient Hawaii and Polynesia, sip a refreshing Mai Tai, and enjoy a delectable buffet of delicious island cuisine at the historic Kilohana Plantation.

Top 100 Rated Experience at Princeville Makai Golf Club
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Top 100 Rated Experience at Princeville Makai Golf Club

NZ$219

Tee off and watch your ball sail past sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean and Napali Coast before it lands on a tight fairway of the Princeville Makai Golf Course. Consistently rated among the top 100 golf course you can play in the country, this Robert Trent Jones Jr.

Hawaii Movie Tour - Kauai
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Hawaii Movie Tour - Kauai

NZ$202

See the sites that struck the imaginations of filmmakers and audiences on a tour of some of Kauai's most memorable film locations. The island's extraordinary beauty has been the backdrop for dozens of Hollywood movie and television productions, but there's still nothing like seeing the real thing.

Garden Walk & Chocolate Tour
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Garden Walk & Chocolate Tour

NZ$120

Princeville Botanical Gardens is a family owned and operated garden paradise located in the Princeville area on the magnificent north shore of Kauai. The Robertson Family, with the help of their close gardening friend Michael, have transformed their 9-acre retirement home into a breathtaking garden with dramatic landscaping in two steep valleys.

Hawaiian Outrigger Canoe & Snorkeling Tour
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Hawaiian Outrigger Canoe & Snorkeling Tour

NZ$187

Explore the southern coast of Maui using the same modality used by early Hawaiians for hundreds of years during a canoe tour with snorkeling. Paddle along peacefully while taking in magnificent coast views, and immerse yourself in a variety of bustling sea life.

Zip Express at Princeville Ranch
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Zip Express at Princeville Ranch

NZ$219

Itinerary Get the thrill of of 9 fast and fun zip lines and a hair raising suspension bridge! Fly across valleys and streams with the magnificent Hanalei Mountains surrounding you.

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Kouignsy

May 29, 2019

It’s a nice part of Kauai to stay. We would stay in this area if we returned.

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