Minimum age for check-in: 21
Check-in: 4 p.m.
Check-out: 10 a.m.
Office hours: 24 hours
Late check-in procedures: NA
Nearest airport: Lihue Airport (LIH), Kauai
Miles to resort: 15
Pets allowed? No
Smoking policy: The resort is smoke-free except in designated smoking areas. No smoking in villas or on balconies/lanais. A cleaning charge will be assessed for occupants who smoke in the units. 
Parking: On site, no charge, one vehicle per villa.
Deposit required: Upon check-in, each reservation will be charged a $50 deposit for incidentals. Major credit card required. Guests are also charged a daily Transient Accommodations Tax.
Other notes: 
Due to limited Vacation Club inventory, this resort may not be able to accommodate room changes or special requests.
Current construction: There is an on-going refurbishment program with our units in all buildings. Phase 1: Feb. 7th 2016 - July 2nd 2016 and Phase 2: Feb. 4th 2017 - July 1st 2017. Hours of refurbishment are Mon. - Sat. 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

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Say aloha to paradise at this 13-acre oceanfront oasis on Kauai’s Coconut Coast. This low-key, family-oriented resort promises a relaxing vacation like no other. From the moment you arrive, the lush landscape of coconut palms, papaya and banana trees, Japanese gardens, herb and vegetable gardens, grasses and flowers will erase all your cares and welcome you to our island utopia.

No trip to Hawaii would be complete without a visit to the beautiful beaches. Just a few steps away from the resort, you can drench yourself in the sun atop golden sands, snorkel in the turquoise waters and surf or boogie board on the legendary ocean swells. For a more serene experience, enjoy the sun and scenery poolside or lose yourself in the luxury of the hot tub or sauna.

There’s plenty of action at Pono Kai as well, with tennis courts, volleyball, shuffleboard, croquet and putting greens. You can also indulge in local customs with hula or lei-making lessons, or by checking out local arts and crafts vendors, located near the activities desk. While you’re there, our concierge will be happy to book an island excursion for you or make reservations for a luau.

If you don’t know what to do while on Kauai, we can help. Our weekly island orientation with complimentary continental breakfast will give you the rundown on local attractions and activities. Arriving early or catching a late flight? Not to worry! We offer a hospitality suite where you can change clothes or hang out before checking in or after checking out.

Resort Amenities:

  Basketball  BBQ Grills  Beach
  Concierge  Elevator  Hot Tub
  Internet Access  Laundry Facilities  Mini-Golf
  Outdoor Pool  Sauna/Steam Room  Tennis
  Vacation Planning  Volleyball  Wheelchair Accessible

Villa Amenities:

  Balcony/Porch  Blender  Cable TV
  CD Stereo  Coffee Maker  Dishwasher
  Hairdryer  Ice Maker  Internet Access
  Iron/Ironing Board  Microwave  Oven
  Refrigerator  Stove/Range  VCR
  Wheelchair Accessible

Area Amenities:

  Biking  Boating  Canoes/Kayaks
  Fishing  Fitness  Golf
  Grocery/Convenience Store  Historic Sites  Horseback Riding
  Massage Therapy/Spa  Museums  National/State Park
  Nature Trails/Hiking  Playground  Rafting
  Restaurant(s)  Sailboats  Scuba/Snorkel
  Shopping  Water Skiing  Water Sports