Kauai Journals

Trip to Kauai

A January 2005 trip to Kauai by tipcross

Pona Kai Resort Photo, Kauai, Hawaii More Photos
Quote: This was our first time using our timeshare out of the country, and we were very happy with our choice.

Trip to Kauai

Best Of IgoUgo

Overview

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The most memorable things we did were the helicopter tour with Will Squiers, the catamaran tour with Captain Andy's, and fishing on The Happy Hunter II. I was a little nervous about the helicopter, but we took the tour on a beautiful day, and the view was incredible. I think it would be on my must-do list for anyone coming to Kauai. The catamaran was also a great tour. We saw dolphins and humpback whales and had a great lunch. We also went to a luau on a tour from the resort. The food was incredible, and so was the show.Quick Tips: If you have a kitchen, definitely go to the farmers market on Wednesday. They have great fruit and vegetables for sale. We found Safeway to be our best bet for gro...Read More

Banyan Harbor Resort

Hotel | "Banyan Harbor"

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Best Things Nearby:This resort was only about a 5- to 10-minute drive to the airport. It is 5 minutes to a large mall with a grocery store and many other handy stores, like Sears. It is also across from the Nawiliwili Harbor, were you can charter a fishing boat. Best Things About the Resort:Good value with good amenities. The pool has a great view of the beach across the street and the surrounding mountains. Clean units with moderate size.Resort Experience:I was a little nervous about the resort, as I had read some reviews that were not very good. This resort is very nice and has great access to almost anything you want to do. The staff was very friendly and h...Read More

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on February 4, 2005

Banyan Harbor Resort
3411 Wilcox Road
Lihue, Hawaii 96766
(808) 245-7333

Pona Kai Resort

Hotel | "Pono Kai"

Pona Kai Resort Photo, Kauai, Hawaii
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Best Things Nearby:Safeway is 5 minutes away. Lydgate Park is close by, with a very good beach. There's a great bakery within a 5 minutes' walk with fresh bread. The farmers market every Wednesday is close by.Best Things About the Resort:This resort had beautiful grounds and was right on the ocean. The view from our room was incredible! We made good use of the on-site BBQs. The units were very spacious, with large bedrooms and living areas.Resort Experience:We were very impressed with the location. It was close to shopping, and the beaches are incredible. We also found the local people very friendly and polite. Kauai is a great place to go and relax. The weath...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on February 4, 2005

Pona Kai Resort
4-1250 Kuhio Highway
Kauai, Hawaii