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Hawaii is filled with beautiful waterfalls, so what sets Wailua Falls apart from the rest? Wailua Falls is one of the most beautiful attractions on Kauai, located a little north of Lihue and at the southern end of the Wailua River. It’s a little off the beaten path but still a popular place to visit because you can see the falls from the road without even having to hike. It was featured on the TV show, Fantasy Island, and it is also known for attracting rainbows when the conditions are just right.
If this waterfall is on your Kauai bucket list to see, consider staying at one of these vacation rentals while you’re in the area.
Amazing Ocean View Condo
Known as the Kai Nani Condo, this Airbnb vacation rental has new furnishings and a fresh coat of paint for your Kauai stay. You’ll love the views from here and also having all the comforts of home, such as air conditioning in the bedroom and being on the ground floor near a pool and barbecue area. With this rental, you’ll also get a full kitchen, in-unit laundry machines, cable TV, and high-speed Wi-Fi. Beach gear is provided in the unit, which is right over Wailua Bay and is locally owned and operated. In addition to Wailua Falls, Lydgate Park and Papaloa Beach are close by.
Top Floor Beautiful Ocean View Studio
Up to three people can stay at this condo near the waterfall and enjoy gorgeous ocean views from the third floor. This condo is located at Islander on the Beach in Kapa’a and does not require paying any resort fees. Parking and Wi-Fi are free, and there is a lanai for sitting outside and enjoying your coffee or cocktails. There are many tropical hiking trails near this condo, which also comes with beach gear, hiking poles, binoculars, and guide books. At the condo complex, Airbnb guests can use the beachside swimming pool, hot tub, and tiki pool bar.
Ocean View Studio, Steps From the Beach
It’s fun to stay in this studio condo when you are traveling by yourself or with just one other person in Kauai. This Airbnb rental is a boutique-style condo property that is just steps from the beach. It offers a private and tropical place to stay that comes with a full kitchen and bathroom. Your rental unit is in the upstairs area of a two-story building. The central location of the unit makes it convenient to travel around the island to see Wailua Falls and other attractions. Amenities offered include access to a pool, backyard, Wi-Fi, TV, and free parking.
Fantastic Oceanfront Two-Bedroom Condo
Here’s a vacation rental condo that has two bedrooms and two bathrooms near Wailua Falls. It is 960 square feet in size and sleeps up to four people. You’ll be in an updated space with a private lanai and attractive furnishings. The condo is on the second floor of the condo building and comes with access to a swimming pool and beach. It also has new wood floors, granite countertops, and a laundromat on the property. Besides the waterfall, other nearby attractions to check out while staying here are Lydgate Beach Park and the Wailua Golf Course.
Renovated Condo Right on the Ocean
One of the many popular condos to rent near Wailua Falls is this Vrbo option that is 686 square feet in size and sleeps up to four people. It is Wailua Bay Views’ Unit #209 and close to the ocean on the second floor. This condo has a private lanai and is within walking distance of many local things to see and do. You can use the onsite pool, barbecue, and parking when you stay in this fully stocked condo that makes a great alternative to a standard hotel.
Beachfront Oceanside Condo in Paradise
Four people can be comfortable renting this Airbnb property that is a condo with one bedroom and one bathroom. The condo is near Wailua Falls and part of the Islander on the Beach resort. The studio space is on the second floor of the building and has a private lanai, queen-size bed, sofa bed, bathroom, kitchen, living room, dining table, and beach equipment to use. You can use the resort’s pool and jacuzzi while staying here and also have easy access to the beach and Kapa’a Bike Path.
Oceanfront Condo on Kauai
This 686-square-foot condo sleeps up to four people and is highly rated on Vrbo. It’s a good rental option near Wailua Falls and has a private lanai where you can watch the waves and relax. The condo is located right by Wailua Beach and a short walk from Papaloa Beach. You’ll be in a ground-floor unit and close to a shared pool and barbecue area. It’s a good option for families with children because there is a railing around the private lanai, a fully equipped kitchen, and no stairs to have to carry luggage up and down. The host also provides guests with beach gear as a convenient perk.
Sleeping Giant Cottage with Plunge Pool
You can book this highly-rated Airbnb house for your trip to Wailua Falls and enjoy plenty of space for up to four people. The home has one bedroom and one bathroom, plus a private plunge pool to cool off after a day out sightseeing. Features of this house rental are a king-size bed, full bathroom, living room with queen-size sleeper sofa, screened-in lanai, and kitchen. It also comes with Wi-Fi, laundry machines, and driveway parking for guests to use. You’ll have access to the entire home, backyard, and pool with this Airbnb rental.
Beautiful Spacious Oceanfront Condo on Wailua Bay
With about 700 square feet of space, this condo sleeps four people and is located on the second floor of a three-story complex with 45 units. It is at Wailua Bayview and is decorated with tropical décor. Your condo rental comes with a private lanai, queen-size bed, sleeper sofa, custom kitchen, and laundry machines. Meanwhile, Wailua Bay’s swimming beach is only about 100 feet from the condo’s door. You’ll be close to restaurants, shops, and golf here on the east coast of Kauai and in a central location that’s perfect for exploring the region.
Fully Decked, Two-Toned FJ Cruiser
For a truly unique way to experience the Wailua Falls area, consider booking this camper rental via Airbnb. Up to five adventurous people can enjoy this vacation rental experience, which features an FJ Cruiser with a Roof Nest tent on top. The camper itself sleeps two adults and a child comfortably, while a ground tent is provided separately and can sleep up to four people. Inside the camper, you’ll find a mini-fridge, dishes, sleeping bags, pillows, blankets, and other supplies. The Airbnb host has additional camper vehicles available to rent if this particular one is already booked.
Memorable Eastside Apartment, Close to Ocean
Another option for up to three people is to stay at this Kapa’a rental unit that is near Wailua Falls and has one bedroom and one bathroom. It’s a spacious apartment with a screened lanai and is two blocks from the beach and bike path. The property is within walking distance of restaurants and stores for your convenience too. You’ll be in a small, friendly community while staying here and also enjoy the kitchen and open-plan living/dining area. Laundry machines and off-street parking are available for guests as well.
Beautiful Three-Bedroom Home in the Wailua Rise Estates
Available to rent on Vrbo, this three-bedroom, two-bathroom home sleeps six people and is near Wailua Falls. It is in the Wailua Rise Estates and also puts your close to the beach, restaurants, shopping, tennis, and golf. Guests enjoy staying at this vacation home because of the screened porch and beach gear provided by the host. There is also a gourmet kitchen, gas grill, and multiple TVs in this house.
The Secret Garden Room
This Airbnb is a private room for two guests on the east side of Kauai. It is a clean and comfortable space that has an artificial waterfall and fish pond on the property. It is near Wailua Falls and comes with its own private entrance, parking space, laundry machines, free Wi-Fi, and small kitchen appliances. You’ll receive a welcome basket with goodies when you arrive and also be able to use beach gear that is provided by the host. Wailua Beach is just three miles away, and Kapa’a is just minutes away for shopping and restaurants.