Poipu Vacation Rentals

by admin on August 24, 2010

Now, I have lived on and off of Kauai for over 25 years and I must say that I have been partial to the east side and up north. I have spent plenty of days on the south side, but always considered it too touristy. After the past few weeks though, I am starting to change my tune.

Poipu-Picknick

I used to hesitate to tell people to stay on the south side, in places like the Nihi Kai villas or the Lawai Beach Resort or any of the condos there. But after have some amazing days down there recently I feel like I can truly recommend taking off your shoes in Poipu.The development company in charge of Kukuiula Village has done a great job of integrating upscale shops and restaurants with local favorites like Bubba Burgers and Lapert’s Ice Cream. The grounds are well maintain and the community development seems well thought out and well run.

Poipu-Sunset2

I know that there have been some bumps in the road as Poipu has expanded. Not everyone is pleased with the direction that it is headed, but I think that for a place that has been so criticized over the past several years, Kauai’s south side is handling its growing pains rather well. I would gladly suggest to anyone to stay in one of the many condos or vacation rentals in Poipu.

My family was down there for a beach day and I must say that Poipu Beach Park is very well suited for the little ones. We marveled at the large breakers being surfed just offshore, floated in the calm protected bay, and the kids goofed around on the playground for an hour.

Poipu-Sunset

All this, and then a perfect sunset over the vast pacific. Poipu delivered on this fine August afternoon.

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