HOTEL OVERVIEWExperience the sophisticated luxury oceanfront destination situated on world-famous Poipu Beach, on the sun-kissed south shore of the Hawaiian island of Kauai. Inspired by the spectacular sunsets, colorful native flowers and vibrant sea life of Kauai, Koa Kea Hotel & Resort captures the natural essence of luxury island adventure.
Koa Kea Hotel and Resort opened April 2009, our upscale 121-room boutique oceanfront hotel on the sunny south shore of Kauai, offers the most beautiful and romantic accommodations on the island. The Hawaii hotel offers guests spectacular beachfront accommodations while providing all the comfort, amenities, activities, and breathtaking views you would expect from a luxury hotel in Kauai on Poipu Beach.
Kauai’s diverse landscape offers a plethora of excursions flexible to the adventurous or relaxed traveler staying in Kauai. Near the Hawaiian resort, guests can choose from a multitude of soft adventure activities by engaging in lessons or renting equipment. Hiking, horseback riding and golfing are easily accessible and are spectacular ways for guests of Kauai to discover the island. This side of the island has ideal weather almost all year long making it an ideal location for enjoying outdoor activities.
In Hawaiian, the name Koa Kea translates to “white coral.” According to Hawaiian mythology, the ancient Hawaiian world began with the birth of the goddess Po, whose first grandchild was the coral, the goddess Hina. Hina, short for Wahine meaning “woman”, is a powerful source of new life and spirituality. The name of the Koa Kea Hotel & Resort is a tribute to the life-giving power of the coral reefs, the new life that has been brought to our hotel and the enduring dependence we have on the sea.
Flying time to Kauai’s Lihue Airport (LIH) is approximately 10 hours from New York, eight hours from Chicago, five hours from Los Angeles and 15 hours from London. For those arriving in Kauai via Honolulu, United, American, Delta, Alaska, Hawaiian and Continental Airlines, WestJet serve Honolulu International Airport (HNL) on a regular basis. From there, Kauai is only a 25-minute “island hop”away on Hawaiian, Mokulele and Island Air. Since 23 major domestic carriers and 16 international carriers serve Honolulu, visitors can reach Kauai from nearly every place in the world.