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Luxury Spa Resort of the Week🧖🏾‍💆🏼: Koa Kea Hotel & Resort at Poipu Beach, A Meritage Collection, in Kauai, Hawaii

With a view of sunny golden beaches and Kauai’s closest hotel accommodations to the waterfront, Ko’a Kea is an intimate resort in Poipu, Kauai where guests can experience the authentic essence of Hawaiian culture with the charms of island hospitality and a comfort that embodies the aloha spirit.

From incredible views, to surf lessons, to a restorative spa featuring natural and indigenous ingredients, to a relaxing oceanside pool experience, see why Ko’a Kea Resort & Spa is one of Hawaii’s most celebrated destinations.

Sip on a Hawaiian Mai Tai as the sun sets over the Pacific Ocean. Join us every night for our tiki torch lighting ritual as we celebrate the day the islands gave us and share in libations while listening to the classic sounds of the Hawaiian islands.

With a focus on natural and indigenous ingredients at our Poipu, Kauai spa, The Spa at Ko`a Kea offers a variety of treatments dedicated to easing stress and restoring a state of pure bliss.

As the closest resort to the ocean, we offer everything you need to connect you with the beauty of the island. Additionally, we offer you the best home base to access other celebrated island attractions including golf courses, state parks, artisanal markets, the shopping village, and more.

Wade among the flora and fauna at the exclusive resort pool and whirlpool just steps away from “The Garden Isle’s” sunniest beach. Sip a mai tai, listen to the sounds of the swaying palms, and soak in the Hawaiian sunshine.

With a diverse menu created by acclaimed Executive Chef and Kauai native Noelani Planas, award-winning Red Salt celebrates fresh locally-sourced Hawaiian seafood and produce. Enjoy modern cuisine at this restaurant in Poipu, Kauai with dishes like Vanilla Bean-Seared Mahi, Ahi Tartare, and the decadently layered Red Salt burger. During morning hours, Red Salt offers tropical takes on traditional Poipu breakfast dishes, such as lobster benedict and lemon-pineapple soufflé pancakes, recently featured on Food Network.

Whether trying to keep up your daily workout routine or looking to engage in the outdoor activities of Kauai, Ko`a Kea Resort offers a variety of wellness activities and nearby island adventures. Enjoy oceanfront yoga five days a week or stay active in our fitness studios.

Our on-site adventure hut provides you the best in adventure on the garden isle. Learn to surf, snorkel Poipu, paddle out on a stand up paddle board, or experience the traditional Hawaiian outrigger canoe. Hoku water sports is here to help you explore the island.

It’s with great pride and honor that Ko’a Kea has been voted a Condé Nast Readers’ Choice Award winner (2018), as well as #1 Resort in Hawaii and #48 In The World by Travel + Leisure Magazine (2017). Kaui’s most celebrated resort – Koa Kea Hotel & Resort at Poipu Beach – the heart of Kauai.

Special Notes:

  • Koa Kea Hotel & Resort at Poipu Beach is open but with new restrictions, rules and regulations. Here is their Hospitality and Health Promise page.
  • Nothing reminds of the island life quite like a mai tai or a mojito. That’s why we wanted to share with you our favorite Coconut Mojito recipe that you can enjoy at home or on your next visit to our resort.

Coconut Mojito

Green Initiatives:

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Why Do We Recommend Koa Kea Hotel & Resort at Poipu Beach?

Sunset views over the ocean, exotic cuisine options, and a spa menu to please almost everyone!


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Danielle Lewis

Danielle Lewis is a Travel Agent/Advisor who specializes in planning customized Culinary, Wildlife, Golf & Spa vacations for Women traveling solo or in small groups. #GoSeeDoBe #SelfishMeTravel

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