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Although it's the oldest of the Hawaiian Islands, Kauai still boasts a gorgeously sprawling natural splendor. With lush greenery and picturesque ocean views everywhere you turn, the best things on the Garden Island – from the Alakai Wilderness Area to Moloaa Bay – are free. Better still, a Kauai vacation doesn't have to cost you a mountain of cash. With the help of CheapTickets, you'll be well on your way into the wilderness with these budget-friendly highlights.

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The St. Regis Princeville Resort

5 stars
4.5 / 5 35 reviews
Five-star resort on emerald cliffs, overlooking sand and seaFeatured in the Conde Nast Traveler 2011 Gold List, the St. Regis Princeville Resort offers guests a full resort experience on the enchanting shores of Hanalei Bay, considered one of the most beautiful spots in Hawaii. Located in the exclusive resort community of Princeville, this five-star resort offers guests exclusive access to one of the world's most beautiful beaches. Guests also have access to incredible snorkeling on the island of Kauai; the world-class 18-hole Makai Golf Club; a 5,000 sq. ft. infinity pool, surrounded by lush tropical gardens and natural lava rock; and a large number of dining and drinking options. Guests can relax with a cocktail poolside or beachside. The Mailani Dinner Show features traditional Hawaiian hula, chanting, and storytelling. 3 Reasons to Stay:Full-service resort; beautiful beach location at Hanalei Bay, on the exclusive North Shore of Kauai Island, Hawaii 10,000 sq. ft. Halele'a Spa features 12 treatment rooms; a 5,000 sq. ft. infinity pool; the Makai Golf Club, designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr. Dining options include Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten's Kauai Grill; Mediterranean cuisine at Nalu Kai; local fare at Manaka Terrace St. Regis Princeville Resort RoomsThe St. Regis Princeville Resort offers 252 guestrooms and suites. Units range in size from 540 square feet to a massive 2,400 square feet in the Royal Suite. All guestrooms and suites have a contemporary Hawaiian décor featuring custom furnishings that guests will find relaxing and peaceful. All units have a view of either the ocean or the large gardens with the Na Molokama mountain range in the distance. Many rooms and suites feature private balconies. Rooms contain either a king-size bed or two double beds complimented with embroidered linens. Suites feature a separate seating area and original artwork. All guestrooms at the St. Regis Princeville Resort have a full marble bathroom with oversized bathtub, double vanity, and complimentary bath amenities. High-speed Internet access and room service are available (fees apply). Things to Do:Hanalei Beach Park (0.3 mi/0.5 km) Waioli Mission House Museum (1.4 mi/2.2 km) Limahuli Garden (5.1 mi/8.2 km) Koke'e State Park (12 mi/19.3 km) Snorkel Bob's Kauai (16 mi/25.7 km) National Tropical Botanical Gardens (23 mi/37 km) Policies and feesValet parking: $30.00 per day
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Hanalei Bay Resort

3 stars
3.4 / 5 16 reviews
Casual and low key overlooking Hanalei Bay beachA naturally lush landscape and a freeform pool with splashing waterfalls welcome guests to the Legacy Vacation Resorts - Hanalei Bay. Meander through picturesque hillside grounds and down to Hanalei Bay beach for some snorkeling or relax on the open-air lanai off each room. This Princeville Kauai resort on the north coast offers budget rooms with kitchen facilities and a quiet ambiance. Several beaches are nearby, and staff can divulge where to take the kids to boogie board, spy on sea turtles or steal a peaceful nap on the sand. HighlightsFreeform swimming pool with waterfalls, kiddie pool and hot tubEight tennis courtsA scenic walk down to the beach from this hillside resortEconomical rooms have kitchen or kitchenette and lanai LocationOn the northern coast of the "Garden Island" of Kauai, Legacy Vacation Resorts - Hanalei Bay overlooks the mellow beach and bay. Nearby, try surfing, zip lining, hiking and horseback riding or spend a day shopping, golfing or strolling through exotic botanical gardens. RoomsAir conditioning cools the casual guest accommodations at Legacy Vacation Resorts - Hanalei Bay, just minutes from a day at the beach. Each includes a kitchen or kitchenette for easy, in-room meals and a lanai balcony or patio. Many rooms offer expansive hillside views out to Hanalei Bay for a guaranteed place to watch the sunset over Kauai. High-speed and wireless Internet access are available (fees apply). FeaturesJoin the locals and enjoy a more serene side of Hawaii in Kauai at Legacy Vacation Resorts - Hanalei Bay. Spectacular ocean and mountain views defy its reasonable rates, plus guests have access to a secluded white sand beach or a children's pool. Ask the concierge to book adventurous local excursions for the whole family or a romantic day in tropical paradise. Laundry facilities and barbeque grills add convenience. TransportationLihue International Airport (29.7 mi/47.7 km) AttractionsMakai Golf Club at the St. Regis Princeville Resort (1 mi/1.6 km)Na Aina Kai Botanical Gardens (8.4 mi/13.6 km)Kilauea Lighthouse (8.7 mi/14 km)Limahuli Garden and Preserve (10.9 mi/17.6 km)Kapaa, HI (21.8 mi/35 km)Wailua Falls (32.6 mi/52.5 km)Waimea Canyon State Park (64.2 mi/103 km) BusinessWi-Fi and wired Internet access are available for a fee. Policies and feesNOTICE: The bar, lounge, restaurant and fitness facilities will undergo renovation works. Restaurant and lounge renovations are expected to be completed by Jan 2015. Other renovations are expected to be completed by December 2014. Guests must be atleast 21 years old to check in.There is a resort fee of $12 USD per day charged at check-in.Housekeeping is available for rentals after four nights.
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Sheraton Kauai Resort

4 stars
4.0 / 5 524 reviews
Low-rise resort for beach lovers on Kauai's sunny south coast Sheraton Kauai Resort is the ultimate gathering place boasting magnificent oceanfront views of Poipu Beach, a convenient distance from the famous First Break Surf Spot and trendy on-site restaurants like Rumfire Poipu Beach Kauai and Lava's at Poipu Beach offering surf and turf cuisines that satisy the cost-conscious food lover. Sheraton Kauai Resort offers a perfect setting to relax, unwind and enjoy a casual or an intimate dining experience. Guests may also enjoy a light "pupu" appetizer coupled with a refreshing cocktail as they are serenaded by live local Hawaiian music amdist mango - colored skies. The Sheraton Kauai Resort offers adventure, fun-filled memories, romance and relaxation all in one place; satisfying every travel personality and providing the ultimate vacation experience.   Highlights Poipu Beach location, with gorgeous sunsetsBroad choice of activities included in daily resort feeFitness center open 24 hours LocationThe sunny south shore has what may be Kauai's most perfect vacation weather, plus shopping and an array of dining options. It also has one of the famous Kauai landmarks, Spouting Horn, Kauai's answer to Old Faithful. Families can walk to Poipu Beach Park where a protected ocean lagoon is safe enough for young children. Rooms The Sheraton Kauai Resort is the South Shore's iconic gem. Spanning over 20 acres and offering 394 rooms, that span across pristine Poipu Beach, a playground for those who embrace sun and waves, ocean front pools, and tropical gardens flowing with winding waterways and romantic bridges that create a sense of serenity. All rooms have a fresh and airy feel and offer air-conditioning, television, telephone, bath, shower, coffee making facilities, fridge and balcony or terrace. Garden view and Partial ocean view rooms are set back from the beach – with views as their respective names suggest. Deluxe oceanfront rooms are beachfront with full views of the Pacific. FeaturesThe Hawaiian Cultural Center at the Sheraton Kauai Resort is part gallery displaying the work of local artists, part classroom where guests learn Hawaiian arts and crafts (artist demonstrations, lei-making and hula classes included in daily resort fee). The resort supports local entertainers with its Flavors of Island Music initiative. Guests can sync with Kauai's natural side and rhythms in yoga classes on the beach several mornings each week (included in daily resort fee) and spa treatments utilizing Hawaiian techniques (fees apply). The on-site Lava's on Poipu Beach serves a selection of cocktails, local and imported wines and appetizers. Transportation Lihue Airport (16 mi/25.7 km)Taxis and limousines at airport Attractions Koloa Heritage Trail (2 mi/3.2 km)Poipu Bay Golf Course (3 mi/4.8 km) National Tropical Botanical Garden Visitor Center (2.4 mi/3.9 km)Spouting Horn (2.5 mi/4 km) Business Sheraton Kauai Resort offers 9,900 square feet of flexible function space Four thousand square feet of outdoor function spaceWi-Fi throughout resort (included in daily resort fee)
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Kauai Shores, an Aqua Hotel

3 stars
3.7 / 5 3 reviews
Budget-friendly hotel overlooks Wailua Beach on the Royal Coconut CoastEasy on the budget, Kauai Shores, an Aqua Hotel is a newly renovated garden-style lodging overlooking the ocean on the east shore of Kauai. There are not a lot of frills here, but basic vacation needs are nicely met in 200 comfortable rooms decked out in casual island-style decor with air conditioning. The 6-acre property has two pools and puts guests steps from user-friendly Wailua Beach, where activities include swimming, snorkeling, sunning, surfing and boogie boarding. The hotel does not have its own restaurant, but the many eateries of Coconut Marketplace are close by. Highlights Steps from Wailua BeachTwo swimming poolsBudget-friendly accommodationsWalking distance to Coconut MarketplaceInternet access (fee applies) LocationA central east coast location makes Kauai Shores, an Aqua Hotel a fine base for easy exploring north to Hanalei Town, Princeville and the Na Pali Coast and south to Poipu Beach Resort. Even the rugged western shore, with spectacular Waimea Canyon and Kokee State Park, is a doable day trip. RoomsAll rooms at Kauai Shores, an Aqua Hotel can accommodate up to three adults or two adults and two children. Basic amenities include both air conditioning and ceiling fans, a small refrigerator, balcony and tub and shower. All rooms have wireless Internet access (fee applies). Kauai Sands Hotel does not have adjoining rooms or cribs available, but families with young children can request a rollaway bed (fee applies). FeaturesKauai Shores, an Aqua Hotel is a good choice for vacationers on a budget and those who plan to spend most of their time out and about in gorgeous Kauai rather than in a hotel room. The hotel is only a couple of miles from Wailua Golf Course, well under a mile from tranquil Wailua River and just a short walk to the 60-plus shops and restaurants at Coconut Marketplace. A small in-room refrigerator allows guests to have snacks, juice and breakfast items on hand, making it even easier to keep a vacation budget in check. And although many island accommodations, even the most luxurious, do not have air conditioning, Kauai Sands Hotel does. Transportation Lihue Airport (5.9 mi/9.4 km)Taxis and other transportation services available Attractions Kayak Kauai Wailua River Paddle (0.1 mi/0.2 km)Wailua Golf Course (2.2 mi/3.5 km)Spouting Horn Beach Park (20.9 mi/33.6 km)Haena Beach Park (30.8 mi/49.6 km)Waimea Canyon (35.6 mi/57.3 km) Policies and feesCribs are available for $5 per night.
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Banyan Harbor

3 stars
4.3 / 5 15 reviews
Nestled on a hillside in Nawiliwili, the Banyan Harbor Resort is ideal for your next getaway. From the moment you set foot in our island-styled lobby, you'll feel the Aloha Spirit that has made Kauai the popular destination it is today. Your "Home away from Home" is a block from Kalapaki Beach, shopping, restaurants, activities and entertainment. Anchor Cove Shopping Village and the Harbor Mall are both within a short walk. Three golf courses, Kauai's largest shopping center, Kauai's largest movie theatre and world class ocean & air charters are available within two miles. All One and Two bedroom condominium suites offer cable TV, DVD/Video players, DVD rentals, WIFI, and ample space for the entire family; Bedrooms include queen- or full-sized beds and a pull out sofa sleeper. All Condo suites are equipped with a full kitchen, including all pots and pans; flatware; silverware; glasses; full-sized refrigerator/freezer; full-sized oven; four burner stove top; dishwasher and microwave oven. Gas barbecue grills located next to our heated pool, overlooking beautiful Kalapaki Bay. Pool area also offers Free Tennis, shuffleboard and Basketball court. We also offer Free on a first come first serve basis; mask/snorkels, coolers, boogie boards, beach chairs and beach towels. We look forward to your visit! Mahalo!
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Honolulu Lihue (Island of Kauai) Fri, Nov 14 - Wed, Nov 19 $137
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Kauai highlights

  • Kaui highlights
  • Waimea Canyon

    Mark Twain once called this place the "Grand Canyon of the Pacific" – and he wasn't wrong. You'll have to pick your jaw up from the 3500-feet-deep canyon floor as you gaze over the 10-mile-long stretch of rugged rock faces jutting from the earth. A definite must on any Kauai vacation.

  • Kalalau Trail

    Calling all serious nature lovers and hikers… this is the trail for you. From the abundant greenery to the waterfalls, you will lose yourself in the tranquility. Pull up your bootstraps and get tramping on this 11-mile stretch of heaven along the breathtaking Napali coastline.

  • Prince Kuhio Park

    Home to the "People's Prince" of Hawaii (Jonah Kuhio Kalaniana'ole) in the early 20th century, this historical setting is full of the intriguing history of Kakaniana'ole's colorful life. From the foundations of his home to the royal fishpond and the heiau (ancient place of worship), there is plenty to see and do that won't cost you a royal cent on your Kauai travels.

  • Kilauea National Wildlife Refuge

    Known far and wide as a birdwatcher's paradise, this wildlife refuge is at the northernmost point of the island. From the albatrosses nesting in the cliffs to the Hawaiian monk seals and sea turtles in the azure ocean below, you can take it all in from the famous lighthouse for a nominal fee.

  • Koloa

    This quaint little town was home to Hawaii's very first sugar plantation, dating back to the 19th century. Stumble upon some of the oldest and most charming of buildings in Hawaii. With a laidback vibe and a vibrant arts scene, a visit to Koloa should certainly be on your Kauai travel itinerary.

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