Useful Links

Below are links for various topics the Villa Lauloa owners thought would be useful for our guests.

Villa Lauloa

Luxury Vacation Rental in Princeville, Kauai

Favorite Beaches

You can walk to Pu’u Poa beach from our home.  Pu’u Poa is a sandy swimming beach below the Hanalei Bay Resort and St. Regis Princeville Hotel.


The best beaches for children are Anini Beach and Black Pot beach.  Both are usually calm year round and are a short drive from Villa Lauloa.  Pavillions in Hanalei Bay is good for boogie boarding and is a wide sandy beach with lifeguards.


Best beaches for expert surfing include Hanalei Bay, Tunnels and Pine Trees on the north shore and Kealia Beach on the east shore.  Smaller waves and surf lessons are at the  by pier at Black Pot beach.


Ocean Safety and weather - Please be careful, ocean conditions in Hawaii can change quickly.  Check with the lifeguards if you’re unsure of conditions, and remember, when in doubt, don’t go out!

Hawaii Beach Safety

Hawaii Weather Today

Garden Island News Weather


You can walk to the trail to Queen’s Bath from our house.  This is a beautiful hike and a popular spot, but be careful in the winter months as the waves can be quite large and the pool unsafe for swimming. 


Click on the link below for more information on local beaches.

Kauai Beaches

Favorite Activities

Makai Golf (Prince course closed)

Princeville Ranch (Horseback riding and zip lining)

Kauai Hiking

Kauai Festivals

Princeville Things To Do

Kauai North Shore Community Foundation

101 Things to do

Favorite Restaurants

The Bistro, Kilauea (Send the kids for pizza at Kilauea Bakery while parents eat here!)

Kilauea Bakery & Pau Hana Bakery, Kilauea (Pizza!)

Frederico’s Mexican and Lotus Thai in the Princeville Shopping Center (near the post office).  You order your food and take it to the outdoor eating area.  Most nights there is live music in the outdoor courtyard.

Kilauea Fish Market, Kilauea (Lunch and fresh seafood.)

Princeville St Regis Hotel, Princeville (Really good, but $$$!  At least go have an iced tea at the St Regis Bar, or lunch at the Makana Terrace — amazing views!)

Happy Talk Lounge, in Hanalei Bay Resort (newly opened)

Bar Acuda, Hanalei

Hanalei Dolphin, Hanalei

Wake-up Café, Hanalei (If you want to go out for breakfast)

Postcards Café, Hanalei (Good for the adults, feed the kids elsewhere.)

Duane’s Ono-Char Burger, Anahola (Good for lunch if you’re over that way.)

Kintaro, Kapaa (Excellent Japanese restaurant if you’re in Kapa’a.)

Monico’s Taqueria, in Kapa’a, a regular stop for us

Al Pasor’s, in Kapa’a, excellent Mexican food truck

Food Shopping

Costco Lihue (Great savings if you’re Costco members)

Foodland Princeville (Close but expensive!)

Hanalei Farmer’s Market (Saturday morning at 9:30 am)

Local Papers

Garden Island News

Honolulu Star Advertiser


KKCR, Kauai local radio station

Hawaiian 105 KINE (Honolulu station you can listen to over the internet.)