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Leisure & Activities

Read books, listen to CD's, watch a DVD or video, soak in the hot tub or explore the tide pools in the cove at the end of our street; soak up some rays and watch a picture perfect sunset; take a walking tour of old Waimea Sugar Plantation and cottages; kayak up a river and hike to a remote waterfall; rejuvenate the body and soothe the spirit with a day at a transcendent spa; “go local” with a plate lunch or bowl of saimin; dine at the latest Asian/Fusion restaurant or go on a helicopter adventure to the wettest spot on earth.

Whatever your choice, activity or solitude, our Concierge desk will strive to meet your individual vacation needs. Call us at 866-849-2426 or locally at 808-635-8785. We’re here to help answer your questions seven days a week from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Hawaiian time (Pacific Time Zone).

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Spas / Fitness


Although there are several choices for a spa experience on Kauai, the best without a doubt, is the award wining 25,000 square foot ANARA spa at the Grand Hyatt Resort, a five minute drive from Hideaway Cove. Here you’ll experience a host of Hawaiian healing therapies-- nearly 70 different treatments in all.

Book a treatment and a daily spa membership is included so you can come early and stay late. Or make it a day to relax and unwind together by using daily spa memberships to lounge by the pool and in ground hot tubs, lunch at the heart healthy Kupono Café and enjoy whirlpools, Finnish saunas, Turkish steam rooms, and 12 jet Swiss showers in the private men's and women's areas.

Here are just a few of the spa journeys awaiting you at the ANARA spa.

Soothing Salon Day (ho'omalie)
Aromatherapy Scalp Treatment, Spa Manicure and Pedicure (approximately two and a half hours)
Call for Massage - First Class Accommodations in Kauai Hawaii
Couples Experience ('elua po'e)
Hawaiian Salt Glo Scrub and 80-minute Lomi Lomi Massage (approximately two and a half hours)
Hawaiian Day (ka la Hawaii)
Polynesian Noni Wrap, 50 minute Lomi Lomi Massage, Kupono Cafe Lunch, Royal Hawaiian Facial, Gift of a Hawaiian Pareau (approximately five hours)
Your Selection for the Day (ka la koho)
Choice of Full Session Massage or ANARA Facial, Choice of Lilikoi Lemongrass Moisture Renewal or Seaweed Body Masque or Facial, Kupono Cafe Lunch, Pedicure or Aromatherapy Scalp Treatment, Manicure (approximately four hours)
Wedding Day (ka la male'ana)
French Manicure, Bridal Hairstyling, Bridal Make-Up Application (approximately two and a half hours)

If health and fitness is of concern, don’t miss the world class fitness center at the ANARA spa. Treadmills, recumbent bicycles and elliptical trainers are all have flat screen televisions plus ear phones are provided for your convenience. Enjoy a wide variety of the latest exercise machines and of course free weights. Chilled towels and iced water make for a perfect ending to your work out.

In addition to daily spa membership, enjoy personal training or a fitness assessment consultation as outlined below.



Fitness - Luxury Accommodations in Kauai Hawaii Daily Spa Membership
Membership includes: Fitness Membership, personal locker, whirlpool, Finnish sauna, Turkish steam room, Swiss shower, private men's and women's sun area, 25-yard lap pool, bath and beauty amenities, use of spa wardrobe including robe and slippers. Spa Membership is available on a daily basis, and is complimentary with any spa treatment.
Fitness Assessment Consultation
Heart rate, blood pressure, flexibility, strength, endurance and cardiovascular fitness are tested; body composition analysis (with caliper) are taken. A customized exercise program is designed for your based on your results and your personal fitness agenda. Recommended for those interested in beginning a fitness program or for regular exercisers in search of a "tune up".
Personal Training Session
Our certified personal trainers work privately with you to increase performance and maximize results. An excellent way to learn new training techniques or refine your existing fitness program. (60 Minutes)


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Kauai Island Activities

There are a multitude of air, land and sea adventures offered on Kauai. Please click on http://www.kauaivacationhelpers.com for a complete guide to island activities.

Once you’ve decided what you would like to do, call our Concierge Desk at 800-427-5996 toll free or locally at 808-635-6909. They’ll help you sort through all the different companies to come up with one that’s just right for you and your family.

Year-Round Things To Do in Kauai

There is so much to do on our beautiful garden island of Kauai, it’s hard to decide where to begin. Here are some insider tips for things to do, many of which can be done for little or no cost.

Fine Dining

KCC Fine Dining Program

The Culinary Arts program at Kauai Community College (KCC)has earned an excellent reputation for producing some very fine chefs. 100% of the second year students are employed in local restaurants. Each year they also demonstrate their abilities by producing outstanding cuisine for their fine dining program during the lunch hour. New for 2006 is a non-alcoholic bar. Prices vary depending on the menu being served, however they are very reasonable.

If you're interested in the menu being served, see the KCC web site at http://kauai.hawaii.edu Click on Lunch Menu in the directory on the left and then scroll down past the cafeteria menu to the Fine Dining Menu.

Luncheon is offered Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Reservations can be made from 11:30am to noon by calling 808-245-8365. Enjoy!

Friday Nights at Hanapepe

Every Friday night from 5 - 9 p.m. is Hanapepe Art Night and is unique. Participating galleries take turns being the weekly host gallery, offering original performances or demonstrations which become the theme for that art night.

All the galleries are lit up and decked out, giving the town a special atmosphere. Enjoy a stroll down the streets of quaint, historic Hanapepe Town and meet the local artists.

For Art Night info, call Lew or Annette Shortridge at (808) 335-0343.


Enjoy free hula shows at the following locations:

Seaview Terrace at Hyatt Regency Resort & Spa, Poipu, 6:00 - 8:00 PM. Be sure and call (808) 742-1234 to double check the type of performance. Some nights there is guitar music, others keiki hula with young children performing. If you've never seen 3-9 years olds doing the hula, you should go. It's really a joy to watch.

Kukui's Restaurant at Kauai Marriott Resort & Beach Club, Lihue (on Kalapaki Bay), Wednesday & Saturday shows, 6:30 PM and 8:00 PM Call (808) 245-5050

Coconut Marketplace, Kapaa, 5:00 PM daily (programs vary) Call (808) 822-3641

Happy Talk Lounge at Hanalei Bay Resort, Princeville, Tuesdays 6:30 - 9:30 PM - call (808) 826-6522. Also enjoy live jazz here on Sunday afternoons.

The free Tiare Tahiti Dance Show takes place Monday & Thursday evenings at 5:00 PM, in the courtyard of Poipu Shopping Village. Call (808) 742-2831.

Hula Shows


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More Activities:

Watch Hawaiian crafts being created at the Hui Aloha (friendly get-together) in the Sheraton Garden Court Lobby in Poipu from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM. This daily display features everything from coconut hats to Niihau shell leis, lauhala baskets and more. Call (808) 742-1661 for further information.

Monday through Thursday go on Crater Hill Hikes. From the Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge Visitor's Center, you can join this 2 to 2-1/2 hour hike. Guides discuss the geology of the island and Crater Hill, seabirds and migratory birds, native plants, and marine wildlife that visit Kilauea Point. Spectacular setting including historic Kilauea Point Lighthouse, visitor's center, and grounds open all day. Free with paid entry fee of $3 to the Wildlife Refuge. Call (808) 828-0168 for reservations.

Crater Hill Hikes

Monday through Friday take a Gay & Robinson Tour. See Makaweli's sugar irrigation systems Mon - Fri, 8 - 4 p.m. Exhibits show the 17.5 mile Koula Ditch, 13 mile Olokele Ditch, and history of Gay & Robinson, Olokele and Hawaiian Sugar Co. plantations. Free. Call (808) 335-2824.

Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays go for a Kapaa History Tour. Take walking tours through Kapaa town. Meet at Pono Kai Resort lobby at 10 am. Call (808) 245-3373 for reservations.

Mondays are reserved for the Historic Waimea Walking Tour. This 90 minute tour offers a glimpse of historic Waimea town Mondays at 9:30 a.m. Call (808)338-1332. West Kaua'i Visitor Center in Waimea

Mondays through Fridays enjoy a Sugar Mill Tour. This two-hour field and factory tour is given twice daily at 9 a.m. and at 1 p.m. There is an admission charge for the tour, but admission to the Visitor Center is free and is open 8 - 4. Kaumakani Ave. Call (808)335-2824 for reservations.

Garden Tours

Mondays through Fridays take advantage of any one of a number of Garden Tours. North shore Limahuli Garden: Restored ancient taro fields, rare species, and spectacular views. (808) 826-1053. Kalaheo Allerton Garden: Exquisite statuary and reflecting pools plus amazing flora. (808) 742-2623. Na Aina Kai: Contemporary sculptures and wonderful grounds. (808) 828-1525.


Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays stroll back in time with a Walking Tour of Old Waimea Sugar Plantation and Cottages. The tour meets at 9:00 a.m. and lasts approximately 90 minutes. Volunteers lead you through Waimea Plantation Cottages, a vacation resort of restored plantation houses, and the neighboring Waimea Sugar Company "camp" of houses dating to the turn of the century. Tours are limited to 12 people. For reservations please call (808) 335-2824.

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays take a Kauai Museum Tour. Free tours at 10 am with admission. Docents provide interpretation of Kauai and Niihau culture as they lead tours through the Museum's galleries. Call (808) 245-6931 for more information.
Kauai Museum

Fridays and Sundays perk up your ears for Hawaiian Slack Key Music Concerts. Enjoy a delightful afternoon of live slack key guitar and ukulele with stories of the history of the music, Kauai, endangered species, and more. Free gift drawing! Tickets $10 ($8 keiki/kupuna). Hanalei Community Center - Fridays at 4 p.m., Sundays at 3 p.m. For more information call (808) 826-1469.


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Snorkel Gear Rentals in Kauai

Snorkel gear is available to rent from the Concierge Desk. Your mask, snorkel, fins, no fog goop and a card identifying local fish are all contained in a mesh bag. Also available are boogie boards and underwater cameras.

To reserve gear and have it waiting on your lanai when you arrive, call the Concierge Desk with your shoe sizes at 800-427-5996 toll free or locally at 808-635-6909.


Kauai Golf

For a small island, Kauai has a wide diversity of golf courses. Looking for championship golf on a top ranked course? Then you won’t want to miss the Prince course or Poipu Bay. If value is of primary concern, the municipal ocean front course at Wailua can’t be beat. And how about nine holes for less than $10? That would be Kukuiolono (or Kuks as the locals call it).
                 Please call each course for their current green fees.









Kauai Golf



6885 YARDS
PAR 70
$20 Club rental for 9
$40 for 18
$10 shoe rental
$20/$10 rider 18 holes/9 holes



7070 YARDS
PAR 72
$40 club rentals
$20 rider fee
$10 shoe rental



2981 YARDS
PAR 36



PAR 72
3157 OCEAN
3149 LAKES
3208 WOODS



6108 YARDS
PAR 72
$40 club rentals
$20 rider fee
$10 shoe rental



7123 YARDS/PAR 72
$40 standard club rentals
$60 graphite club rentals
$25 ride along
$15 shoe rental



PAR 72
6023 YARDS
$45 club rental
$12 shoe rental



PAR 72
6954 YARDS
$30 club rental



6585 YARDS
$16.00 cart rental
$15.00 club rental

KAUAI GOLF CHALLENGE: Play the big three courses—Poipu Bay, Princeville and Kauai Lagoons—Call for pricing.


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Kauai Dining Guide

Below are restaurants where the owners, staff and friends of Hideaway Cove have dined over the years. You will find the food quality and service in these restaurants to be consistently good.
If you would like more specific suggestions for dining, please call Gale toll free at 800.427.5996 or on island at 808.635.6909. She'd be happy to provide recommendations for special occasions such as honeymoons and anniversaries and is always happy to hear of your experiences.
Kauai Dining







Bubbas Burgers


East Side

Hamburgers. Also in Hanalei


Café Portofino


East Side

Italian/Mediterranean/Fresh Pasta/Veal


Deli & Bread Connect Lihue East Side Kukui Grove. Great sandwiches 245-7115

Duke's Canoe Club


East Side

Steak, fish, great salad bar




East Side

Island Flavors Fish/Beef/Lamb/Venison


Hamuras Saimin


East Side

Hole in the wall. Saimin. Lilakoi pie.


Hanamaulu Rest.


East Side

Japanese, sushi, robatayaki


Hukilau Lanai


East Side

Kauai Fresh Cuisine/Pupu Bar


Hula Girl/Eggberts Kapaa East Side Hawaiian/Fresh Fish/Island Specialties/Breakfast 822-4422

JJ's Broiler


East Side

Ocean view, lunch & dinner. Sports bar.


Poipu Dining
Kauai Pasta Kapaa East Side Moderately priced. Also in Lihue 822-7447



East Side

Japanese local style-Sushi bar




East Side

Japanese/Teppan Yaki/Sushi, Tatami room


Korean Bar B Que


East Side

Korean Bar B Cue


La Bamba


East Side



Lihue Barbecue Inn Lihue East Side Varied menu. A local favorite 245-2931



East Side

Thai Chinese House Curry,Cashew chicken


Scotty’s Barbecue


East Side

Great barbecue


Wahoo's Seafood Kapaa East Side Seafood/Steak/A Variety of Fresh Island Fish 822-7833

CJ’s Steak & Seafood


North Shore

Steak, Seafood, Prime Rib, Fresh Fish


Dolphin Fish Market Hanalei North Shore The name says it all. Carry home & cook. 826-6113

Hanalei Dolphin


North Shore

Seafood, Steak, Fish


Hanalei Gourmet


North Shore

American Deli, Fresh Bread, Smoked Fish


Lighthouse Bistro Kilauea North Shore Gourmet Fine Dining, Pasta, Fresh Seafood 828-0480
Kauai Dining Guide



North Shore

Gourmet vegetarian breakfast & dinner


Beach House


South Side

Contemporary Island Classics-Ocean front




South Side

Steak Seafood Kiawe Broiled Fresh Fish, Salad bar


Brennecke's Deli


South Side

Deli right on Poipu Beach. Shaved ice and sub sandwiches.


Casablanca Poipu South Side Mediterranean Tapas, Fresh Fish, Pasta 742-2929

Casa Di Amici


South Side



Donderos (Hyatt)


South Side

Italian fine dining with A/C


Illima Terrace (Hyatt)


South Side

Sunday brunch/ocean view.


Joes on the Green


South Side

Breakfast, lunch & dinner


Keoki's Paradise


South Side

Fresh fish. Lunch and dinner.


Koloa Fish Market


South Side

Plate lunch plus fresh fish


Poipu Restaurants



South Side

Italian and Pizza. Also in Kapaa


Plantation Gardens


South Side

Varied dinner


Poipu Bay Clubhouse


South Side

Breakfast lunch golf course


Poipu Tropical Burgers Poipu South Side Gourmet Burgers –Rum Guava-Shrimp Scampi 742-1808



South Side

Euro Asian Hibachi Grilled Salmon


Tidepools (Hyatt )


South Side

Dinner by the lagoon.


Yum Cha Asian Eatery


South Side

Dinner only. View of golf course.


Brick Oven Pizza


West Side

Pizza, salads


Grinds Cafe Ele’ele West Side Family Dining Salad Expresso Gourmet 335-6027

Kalaheo Coffee Co.


West Side

Pacific Rim/Hawaiian


Kalaheo Steak House


West Side

Steak, seafood, pork, prime rib




West Side

Italian-informal setting


Wrangler’s Steakhouse


West Side

Varied menu, good steaks.


Waimea Brewing Co. Waimea West Side Micro-brewery and varied menu 338-9733


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Excursions Off Island

It’s sometimes difficult to decide which of the Hawaiian Islands to visit. Using Kauai as your home base, here are some day trips to Oahu, Maui and Hawaii (The Big Island). To book a trip or for advice on which excursion best fits your needs, call our Concierge Desk at 866-849-2426 toll free or locally 808-635-8785.

One-day tours of Oahu, Maui AND Hawaii

These one day excursions share with you the beauty and uniqueness of three of the other Hawaiian Islands. Each excursion includes round-trip air service and fully narrated tour by professionally trained driver/guides. Join us for a day you will long remember. Please remember this is only a partial list of tours available, so ask us if there is something you'd like to do that isn't listed. Odds are we can find it for you.

Oahu—The Gathering Place

Pearl Harbor, Pacific Memorial (Formerly the Arizona Memorial) - Relieve a "moment in history" with this visit to Pearl Harbor, the Arizona Memorial and Visitor Center. Next, tour the battleship USS Missouri where the armistice ending WWII was signed. Also tour the City of Honolulu and see Kawaiahao "Church, State Library City Hall, Mission Houses Museum, and Iolani Palace, Kamehameha statue and the serene Punchbowl National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific You'll enjoy spectacular views from the famed Nuuanu Pali Lookout and marvel at the rainforest surrounding Nuuanu Pali Drive.

Please note that purses, backpacks and other items that offer concealment are prohibited from the Arizona Memorial and Visitor Center. A small camera is allowed.


Polynesian Cultural Center - Deluxe Circle Island Tour (Monday Wednesday Friday) An exciting, value-packed full day tour that takes you to many of Oahu's most scenic areas. A highlight of the day is an admission-included, in depth visit to the world famous Polynesian Cultural Center. All you can eat luncheon buffet included.

Maui—The Valley Isle

Haleakala, Central Maui, Iao - Combine a scenic, expertly narrated tour to the summit of spectacular 10,023 foot high Haleakala with a visit to the unique Iao Needle located in lush Iao Valley State Park. You'll also visit the town of Wailuku, see flower farms and fields of pineapple and sugar cane. Be sure to bring your camera!

Hana Adventure - The lush tropical beauty and constantly changing vistas of the Hana Coast are rightfully world famous and best experienced in the company of one of our knowledgeable driver guides allowing you to focus on the breathtaking scenery of this incomparably beautiful area. A delightful no-host luncheon stop is provided. Join us for an unforgettable experience!

Haleakala Sunrise - Rising over 10,000 feet from sea level, Haleakala is renowned for its raw beauty and unique scenery-moving Mark Twain to write that his 1866 visit to this dormant volcano was " . . . the most sublime spectacle I ever witnessed. . . the memory of it will remain with me always."


The Big Island of Hawaii


Grand Circle Island - Experience the wonders and excitement of the Big Island of Hawaii from lush tropical rain forests to the rim of awesome Kilauea caldera. You'll enjoy panoramic views in unmatched comfort from spacious, deluxe "big window" Premier Mini Coaches. These highly personalized scenic tours are fully narrated by specially trained driver/guides and feature many stops to allow you to get the most from your day. Join us for an experience you'll long remember!

Hawaii Volcano Adventure - FROM HILO Just as it was for Mark Twain over a century ago, this is truly the experience of a lifetime! Continuing eruptions at Kilauea Volcano have captured the world's imagination. This excursion features the closest approach to the recent lava flows allowed by Civil Defense and local authorities. Trained guides will escort you, and if conditions permit, you may be able to go right to the edge of a 2000 degree F molten lava flow!




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