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
¥40,350
per night
Dec 17 - Dec 18

Situated by the ocean, this luxury resort is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Makai Golf Club and 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from Princeville Golf Course. Princeville Botanical Gardens ...

4.3/5Excellent! (677 reviews)

"The location was spectacular. The service was excellent."…"

Reviewed on Dec 11, 2019

Princeville Resort
The Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas
The Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas
4 out of 5
3838 Wyllie Rd, Princeville, HI
¥33,580
per night
Jan 5 - Jan 6

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! (761 reviews)

"Breathtaking in every respect. Restaurant food is unfortunately not great, everywhere else the food was outstanding however!"…"

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2019

The Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas
Wyndham Bali Hai Villas
Wyndham Bali Hai Villas
3 out of 5
4970 Pepelani Loop, Princeville, HI

Situated near the beach, this eco-friendly condo building is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Makai Golf Club and 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from Hanalei Valley Lookout. Kilauea Lighthouse ...

4/5Very Good! (434 reviews)

"The property was on the North coast - so you need to travel to see anything on the island. Had a three bedroom suit - absolutely beautiful. Came fully equipped for 8 people in the kitchen. Highly recommend anyone to stay here."…"

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2019

Wyndham Bali Hai Villas

Popular things to do in Princeville

Hanalei Valley Lookout
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Hanalei Valley Lookout

4.5/5(18 reviews)

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

4.5/5(18 reviews)

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

Queen's Bath
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Queen's Bath

4/5(19 reviews)

Commune with nature and explore the great outdoors at Queen's Bath during your travels in Princeville. Stroll along the beautiful beaches in this romantic area, or seek out the hiking trails.

Hideaways Beach
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Hideaways Beach

If a restful vacation is part of your travel plans, Hideaways Beach might be the perfect place to seek out during your trip to Princeville. Wander the seaside in this romantic area.

Puupoa Beach
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Puupoa Beach

Why not spend a carefree afternoon at Puupoa Beach during your travels in Princeville? Wander the seaside in this relaxing area.

Na Pali Coast State Park
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Na Pali Coast State Park

4.5/5(582 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

¥12,486

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

¥15,935

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

¥14,671

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

¥8,713

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

¥13,375

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.

North Shore Kauai Driving Tour App
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North Shore Kauai Driving Tour App

¥136

Itinerary This is a typical itinerary for this product Stop At: Moloa'a Beach, 3531 Moloaa Rd, Kilauea, Kauai, HI 96754 Where Gilligan's island was originally shot! Duration: 10 minutes Stop At: Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge, Lighthouse Road

Reviews of Princeville

4.5

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
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5 - Excellent 61.6580310880829%
4 - Good
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4 - Good 27.46113989637306%
3 - Okay
15
3 - Okay 7.772020725388601%
2 - Disappointing
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2 - Disappointing 2.0725388601036268%
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1 - Terrible 1.0362694300518134%

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Dec 4, 2019

Very beautiful as is all of Kauai. North Shore was cloudier and rainier during the winter but we just headed down to the South Shore on those days.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Nov 30, 2019

Absolutely lovely resort!

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Oct 29, 2019

Princeville area is fabulous.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Oct 17, 2019

Great location to stay. Can go anywhere from here easily.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Oct 11, 2019

No air conditioning in the unit

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveler

Oct 5, 2019

Overrated, extremely expensive.

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