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Palm trees sway in intoxicating trade-winds along the white sand beaches of  Kauai’s East Side. Nicknamed the “Coconut Coast” for the widely dispersed and plentiful coconut trees that landscape the coastline. The East Side of the Garden Island is full of activity and is central area of commerce on Kauai. Here you will find the towns of Wailua, Kapaa, Waipouli, Kapaa,  Lihue, Kalapaki and Nawiliwili. Lihue is the county seat of Kauai and where you will find the main shipping port of Nawiliwili Harbor and Kalapaki Beach Town.

Featured East Side Listings

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Kilohanan Plantation Shops
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It’s easy to imagine old world simplicity while exploring the Kauai Coastal Path (Ke Ala Hele Makalae), numerous parks, beach-side cafes, and Hawaiian small town charm. Staying on the East Side of Kauai comes with many advantages. Check out the Waipouli Beach Resort a luxury family friendly resort offering 1 and 2 bedroom condos.

Kauai Attractions on the East Side include the Alekoko (Menuhune Fish Pond) Kalapaki Beach, Wailua River, Fern Grotto (an up-river amphitheater-like fern covered area popular for weddings), Keahua Arboretum, Nounou Mountain, Opaekaa Falls,  Wailua Falls (most famous for the opening scene in the television show “Fantasy Island”) as well as many beautiful beaches.

Fun Activities along Kauai’s East Side

Kayak the Wailua river on a guided tour along one of the most culturally significant areas in all Hawaii.  Visit the Fern Grotto by boat or hike to the top of the Sleeping Giant for a 360 degree view of Kauai’s Coconut Coast.

Kauai Activities and Tours 1-800-822-2846