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Beaver Creek, Colorado
Reviewed 24 January 2014

Aloha is what this place is all about!! We stayed in an Ocean Front unit and fell in love with the sight and sounds of the Ocean! Nothing beats this place! You can't get a better location with some of the best places to eat close by. Shopping right up the road and not far from the airport. The beach...

1Thank Josh C
San Jose, California
Reviewed 21 January 2014

This was my first time staying at this resort. I recently stayed in Unit #19, which is an upstairs studio unit. The view of the ocean from the upstairs lanai is really very nice… I loved having mornings out there on the lanai, watching the waves, listening to the local birds…and you can hear the waves coming into shore, and...

1Thank Barbara C
Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 1 January 2014

This Place has everything and then some for what your needs may be while your on the Island. Not only is the room nice and has a full kitchen with every kind of utensil you may need or think you may need. We cooked allot of meals to save money and if you wanted to bake they all that too....

2Thank mrfree819
Sacramento, California
Reviewed 22 December 2013

Pro's - Nothing beats waking up to a view of the ocean directly out your window! - Rooms are studios, but decently sized ones. Also, the ocean front units get plenty of sun through the large windows and sliding glass door, which makes the whole unit feel airy and spacious. - The full kitchen makes it easy to prepare meals...

7Thank ajb_2008
Bar Harbor, Maine
Reviewed 22 December 2013 via mobile

We stayed in unit 17 and had a wonderful experience. The kitchen, fully equipped with utensils, was a big convenience. The room was spacious and comfortable, and the lanai was quite pleasant. The location is great and has a cute beach, although probably not suitable for swimming. We will return when back in Kauai!

2Thank maria_and_carrie
Reviewed 12 November 2013

If you need to be pampered - look for a different location. No SPA or gym here - but - This place is awesome - stayed in #12. Lower level right on the ocean. Shared laundry room. pool, BBQ. The location on Kauai is perfect. Kapaa is centrally located with easy access to the North, South and West. Staff is...

5Thank CmGSeattle
Grants Pass, Oregon
Reviewed 22 October 2013

You will not find a better or even equal value on Kaua'i. Clean well furnished accomodations, excellent staff, ocean front units very close to the ocean, shopping and restaurants in walking distance. I cannot imagine what "lovnhawaii"s problem is, as the place has newly painted woodwork in excellent condition. One of our guests weighs about 250, and had no, repeat...

2Thank Lee F
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 20 October 2013

When we visit Hawaii, we are rarely in our room while we're awake, so we don't spend a lot on our accommodations - we just want something clean and comfortable. This was perfect for us. We were in Unit 19, which is in the "back row", a.k.a., oceanVIEW, not oceanFRONT, but being on the top floor you can see a...

1Thank Dawn D
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 October 2013

Reading the reviews you might not believe so many people can have the same wonderful experience, but it is truly a little bit of paradise. We did not want to stay in a resort as we wanted to do our own thing, relax and not get dressed up to go down to breakfast! We had an ocean front room and...

2Thank Ginge59_12
Endicott, New York
Reviewed 23 September 2013

My boyfriend and I stayed 6 nights in an Ocean Front 1 room condo. This was our first visit to Kauai, but I have been to the other Hawaiian islands. I am hesistant in even writing this review because this place is so GREAT, and I want to keep it my secret. Kapaa Sands is in a great location as...

2Thank Stacy S

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  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kauai's centrally located, intimate, 24-unit boutique beachfront resort. Rentals at Kapaa Sands include both studios and two-bedroom oceanfront and ocean view condominiums, all with full kitchens, allowing you to keep your vacation meal costs down by eating as many meals as you wish at the best table on Kauai, your view lanai (deck). Every condo is an end unit, meaning 3 exterior walls with windows, tropical breezes, and light. Sleep to to the sound of the surf and wake to the sunrise. Conveniently located across the street from Kinipopo Shopping Village with restaurants & specialty stores. Two supermarkets are within a mile from your door. Take advantage of nearby hiking trails (walk to Sleeping Giant), scenic waterfalls, and Wailua River kayaking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kapaa Sands

Address: 380 Papaloa Rd, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1440
Region: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Kapaa
Price Range: $121 - $249 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
Also Known As:
Kapaa Sands Hotel Kapaa
Kapaa Sands Kauai
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“If you are only in Kauai once ,book an ocean front condo”
veronicar, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“e were in unit #6...ocean front very simple but very relaxing. I would imagine anyof the ocean front units would offer the same experience”
808Snickers, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Great views, close to the ocean, swimming nearby, pool.”
LoriBKauai, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We stayed oceanfront and we loved it.”
Travelinman1960, 31 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Condos right on the ocean do not get nearly the traffic noise as condos behind them”
  • View of our 'ocean front' condo from our 'ocean view' condo
  • View from yard in front of our condo, looking toward Lydgate
  • Dawn our first morning, from lanai of 'ocean front' condo
RamblingRoses, 18 Jan 2016 | Read review
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