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South Kauai

Hidden gardens and picturesque grottos earmark this expansive resort overlooking a surf-swept beach at an isolated end of South Kauai.

Pools and palms

The 50-acre Grand Hyatt Kauai resort includes 3 pools, waterfalls, a saltwater lagoon with a 150-foot slide, a sandy beach with palm-tree-studded islands, and the 45,000-square-foot ANARA Spa.

Tropical views

Lanais feature mountain, ocean, or garden views; marble bathrooms have double sinks, phones, and Portico toiletries. Guestrooms at Grand Hyatt Kauai also include complimentary high-speed Internet access.

Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa

1571 Poipu Road Koloa HI 96756

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Grand Hyatt Kauai is a self-contained resort arrayed on 50 naturally contoured, lavishly landscaped acres overlooking the blue Pacific. Located at an isolated end of South Kauai, the hotel is popular with celebrating couples and families.

This South Kauai resort is adjacent to the 18-hole Poipu Bay Golf Course, designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. Family-friendly amenities include an expansive water park with 150-foot water slide and the Camp Hyatt kids' club (surcharge).

The 45,000-square-foot ANARA Spa offers treatments such as the Polynesian Noni Wrap, Four-Handed Lomi Lomi Massage, and the Royal Hawaiian Facial. The spa's health club includes a lap pool, 24 hour fitness center, and classes such as yoga. Tennis lessons are also available on the 3 outdoor tennis courts.

Serving contemporary Hawaiian cuisine, Tidepools restaurant is housed in open-air thatched huts adjacent to a koi lagoon. Dondero's features classic Italian cuisine and elegant decor with marble floors and Franciscan murals. Other dining options include a tropical café with nightly hula, and a club-like lounge with fine spirits and nightly live music.

Grand Hyatt's 65,000 square feet of meeting and event space includes 19 meeting and conference rooms and a grand ballroom for 2,000 guests. An on-site 24-hour business center provides computers with complimentary high-speed Internet access and other services. Complimentary self parking as well as valet parking (surcharge) is available.

Camp Hyatt (surcharge) provides half-day, full-day, and evening sessions of Hawaiian-themed activities for children ages 3–13.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Children's club (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free) 
  • Total number of rooms - 602 
  • Number of floors - 6 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Golf course on site 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 6 
  • Number of poolside bars - 2 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Number of coffee shops/cafes - 2 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • 24-hour health club 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3 
  • Children's club 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 8 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Local Expert Concierge 
  • Year Built 1990 
  • Number of restaurants - 4 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Outdoor tennis courts 3 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 6039 
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge) 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Free self parking 
  • Sauna 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Steam room 
  • Supervised childcare/activities 
  • Wedding services 
  • Conference space 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Number of spa tubs - 3 
  • Lazy river 
  • Waterslide 
  • Library 
  • Garden 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 65000 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 19 
  • Spa services on site 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Lazy river  
  • Waterslide  
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Playground on site  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( USD 25 per night ), Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( USD 25 per night ), Free wired high-speed Internet


Free self parking, Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Pay movies 
  • Lanai 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free local calls 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Phone 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (free) 
  • iPod docking station 
  • LCD TV 

Where to Eat

Grand Hyatt Kauai Luau - Luau event featuring authentic cuisine, dance, crafts, and performances. Sunday and Thursday evenings.

Tidepools - Open-air thatched huts adjacent to koi lagoon and waterfalls. South Seas ambience. Contemporary Hawaiian cuisine. Tropical drinks, wine list, and children's menu. Dinner served.

Dondero's - Indoor and alfresco dining. Inlaid marble flooring, ornate tile decorations, and Franciscan murals. Classic Italian cuisine, extensive wine list. Dinner served.

Ilima Terrace - Open-air restaurant surrounded by koi ponds and waterfalls. Casual dining for breakfast and lunch.

Seaview Terrace - Open-air dining overlooking the resort's landscaped grounds and the ocean. Espresso and pastries in the morning; Hawaiian appetizers and tropical drinks in the evening. Torchlighting ceremony on Saturday, Tuesday, and Friday; Keiki (Children) Hula Saturday and Tuesday.

Poipu Bay Club House - Light grab-and-go food, including panini sandwiches, salads, and beer.

Hale Nalu - Overlooking the lagoon beach. Self-service, cafeteria-style dining. Burgers, sandwiches, and salads. Open from late morning to early evening.

Captain's Bar - Views of Keoneloa Bay. Light fare and tropical drinks. Open from late morning to sunset.

Stevenson's Library - Intimate seating areas and a 27-foot, handcrafted koa-wood bar. Nightly live entertainment. Pool table, backgammon, and chess. Single-malt Scotch whiskeys, rare ports, and cognacs. Sushi served in the evening. Open from early evening to late evening.

Shipwreck Bar - Adjacent to the saltwater lagoon. Open from late morning to early evening.

The "Share the Stars" dining option allows guests to enjoy a secluded dinner with a private server at a linen-draped table near the beach.


Guests can experience a traditional Kauai celebration with the hotel's Polynesian Revue, which includes an authentic Luau feast and hula performance presented Thursday and Sunday evenings. Guests can enjoy cocktails, a Hawaiian dinner buffet, and a taste of Polynesian history and culture.

Guests are welcome to be serenaded by live nightly performances at Seaview Terrace and Stevenson's Library. A cultural torch lighting ceremony as well as keiki (children) hula performances are held every Tuesday and Saturday in the main lobby.

Nearby Things to Do

This oceanfront resort is adjacent to the 18-hole, par 72 Poipu Bay Golf Course, designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. A water park features a 1.5-acre saltwater lagoon with beach, a 150-foot water slide, several spa tubs, and an artificial river that meanders through lush gardens and hidden grottos and under waterfalls to a freshwater lagoon pool. <

Shipwreck Beach, in front of the resort, is for strong swimmers, boogie boarders, and surfers only. For ocean swimming, Poipu Beach is two miles west. The S-shaped beach's lower loop is protected by an artificial reef. The upper loop offers surfing and boogie-boarding. In between, there's great snorkeling among lava rocks around a small sand islet.

Island activities include helicopter sightseeing tours along the spectacular Na Pali Coast, coastal and river-boat excursions, and deep-sea fishing. Horse riding is available both along the beach and in the countryside.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Fitness classes on site 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Golf driving range on site 
  • Golfing on site 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Tennis lessons on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 
  • Boat tours nearby 

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Spa Services

Spiritual and physical rejuvenation can be found at the renowned ANARA Spa, with lava-rock showers and thatched-roof treatment huts. Set amid a tropical garden, the Anara Spa facilities include 16 indoor and outdoor treatment spaces, and a spa tub. A state-of-the-art fitness center and an open-air yoga/cardio pavilion are part of the 20,000-square foot pavillion. Treatment services include body scrubs and wraps, facials, massages, manicures, and pedicures. Guests also have access to the full-service salon and spa boutique.

The ANARA Spa health club offers free weights, strength-training, and cardio equipment, as well as fitness and wellness classes, including yoga, water aerobics, and interval training.

Guests under 14 are not allowed in the spa.

  • Number of treatment rooms 16 
  • Outdoor treatment areas 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 14 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at Midnight

Minimum check-in age is 19

Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Resort fee: USD 31.25 per accommodation, per night
The hotel resort fee includes:
  • Fitness center access
  • Fitness/yoga classes
  • Sporting facilities or equipment
  • Newspaper
  • Phone calls
  • Faxes
  • In-room coffee
  • In-room bottled water
  • Laundry facilities
  • Self parking
  • Additional inclusions
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 10 and USD 31 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 25 per night (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 25 per night (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: USD 25 per night
  • Valet parking fee: USD 15 per day (in/out privileges)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Grand Hyatt Kauai
  • Grand Hyatt Kauai Koloa
  • Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort
  • Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort Koloa
  • Grand Hyatt Resort Kauai
  • Hyatt Grand Kauai
  • Hyatt Kauai
  • Hyatt Kauai Resort
  • Hyatt Resort Kauai
  • Kauai Grand Hyatt

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.
  • Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa is listed in the 2014 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay.


Honeymooning couples receive a complimentary bottle of sparkling wine and keepsake amenity during their stay.


Couples celebrating an anniversary receive a welcome amenity during their stay.

Repeat Guests

Repeat guests returning within the past five years receive a welcome amenity.

Kids Stay Free

A maximum of three children, 18 years of age and younger, may share a room with adults free of charge (there is a maximum of four people in one room). Those 19 years of age and above will be assessed the additional-person charge.

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