Valerie Wilson Travel


Explore why Kauai is the preferred vacation spot for local Hawaiians. As one of the oldest and most remote Hawaiian Islands, Kauai has a calm and less crowded atmosphere, inviting you to fully explore its lush rainforests and iconic spots such as The Nā Pali Coast, Waimea Canyon, and Hanalei Bay. With over 60 named beaches to choose from, you’ll find a range of perfect shores to relax on. The island offers award-winning properties, providing an assortment of dreamy accommodations for your perfect getaway.

What We’d Do
Visit the Iconic Beaches

Poipu Beach and Brennecke’s Beach are two of the many iconic beaches on the island of Kauai. Brennecke’s Beach, situated on the South Shore, is popular among boogie-boarders and bodysurfers. Locals and visitors frequent this beach, enjoying lunch while observing surfers in action. On the other hand, Poipu Beach is a haven for advanced surfers and water sports enthusiasts. Regardless of your choice, both beaches offer a mix of calm waters and crashing waves, capturing the essence of Kauai’s magic.

Exclusive Sunset Catamaran

Set off on an exclusive catamaran cruise along the beautiful coastline of Kauai. As the sun sets over the Pacific Ocean, say hi to the playful dolphins, who happen to be frequent visitors! Savor onboard meals and premium beverages, heightening your time spent cruising the waters. This cruise promises an unforgettable and relaxed way to enjoy Kauai’s coastal charm.

Private Helicopter Tour

Experience Kauai from a bird’s eye perspective! Indulge in the island’s breathtaking landscapes through a private helicopter tour. Fly over the Nā Pali Coast, cascading waterfalls, and lush valleys. Waimea Canyon is a must-see, also referred to as the “Grand Canyon of the Pacific.” Prepare to be captivated by the beauty of this revered land.

Where We’d Stay
Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa

Relax in graceful grandeur at Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa. The resort’s classic Hawaiian elegance is ever present in spacious suites with refined furnishings and design elements from land and sea. Venture out to enjoy myriad activities. Explore the lush tropical gardens, kayak in the lagoons, indulge in a rejuvenating treatment at Anara Spa, and breathe in the refreshing tropical breezes. Play championship golf or tennis, savor fine dining, or explore vast pools ranging from a quiet adult pool to a 150-foot waterslide. Set on the soothing white sands of sunny Poipu, the resort makes for easy exploration of the Garden Isle.

1 Hotel Hanalei Bay

Designed to be one of the world’s premier wellness resorts, 1 Hotel Hanalei Bay harnesses the healing power of Hawaii’s Garden Isle in everything from its spa treatments to its sustainably sourced farm-to-table cuisine. The 252 rooms and suites bring the outside in with native greenery, organic cotton linens, and views of Kauai’s lush landscape. And onsite nutritionists, integrative doctors, and meditation guides help you develop a deeper understanding of mind-body balance and your connection to nature.

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