The location for films such as South Pacific and Jurassic Park, Kauai must have inspired more love songs than any other island in the world. Verdant, waterfall-streaked peaks anchor the landscape; tranquil bays and golden beaches beckon; and rustic country life finds balance with upscale amenities such as fine dining and graceful resorts. Kauai is truly a paradise found.
One of the world’s most picturesque islands, Kauai is a tangle of thick jungle, sheer volcanic peaks, deep valleys and miles of pristine beaches. Here are our top six scenic landscapes you simply have to see while you’re here.
- Na Pali Coast (by boat or air)
- Waimea Canyon
- Hanalei and Hanalei Bay
- Wailua Falls
- Kalalau Valley Lookout
- Seven Wonders of Kauai