Perched on Kauai’s Royal Coconut Coast, the 200-room Kauai Shores Lodge has given the previous Kauai Sands property a recent face raise. There’s a toes-in-the-sand restaurant and bar, the Lava Lava Seashore Membership, run by the identical people behind Huggo’s on the Huge Island. Shiny umbrellas dot the patios and painted surfboards greet friends. And the visitor rooms, re-completed in the course of the property’s $10 million renovation, have a shiny beachy really feel that goes properly with the property’s classic vibe.
It’s not an expensive spot or a sprawling resort, however it’s an reasonably priced spot — rooms begin at $a hundred and five — and it’s proper on the seashore, so these mai tais include a view of the waves.
Zzzz’s: The partitions are a bit skinny, however the platform beds are snug and accomplished up with shiny white linens. And we liked the wearable room keys: intelligent rubbery wristbands you possibly can put on for a dip within the pool, then wave on the door sensor to get again inside.
Splashes: The lodge loos are clear, if a bit dated, with showers within the bathtubs and Paya toiletries. Two swimming swimming pools plus the seashore make for loads of enjoyable. In the event you’re touring with little ones, simply control these waves.
Extras: The every day resort payment ($18) consists of mai tais at verify in, Wi-Fi and seashore towels. The Lava Lava Seashore Membership (lavalavabeachclub.com), which is open all day, is massive enjoyable, with comfortable lounge chairs, vibrant umbrellas and a menu of cocktails, flatbreads, burgers and seafood. That stated, it’s not run by the lodge, so you possibly can’t cost these pupus to your room.
Particulars: Particular offers, together with a 30-day advance reserving deal, can convey these room charges right down to $89 per night time. The lodge is a part of the Aqua Resorts and Resorts group, which additionally owns the hip new Surfjack Lodge in Waikiki. Kauai Shores is at 420 Papaloa Street, Kapaa on Kauai; www.kauaishoreshotel.com.
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