Hiking Kauai: Poipu area trails

In my previous posts, Hiking Kauai; Top trails on the Garden Isle and Hiking Kauai: Kuilau Ridge Trail & Moalepe Trail, I talked about some of my favourite hikes on the North and East of the island.

On our last couple of trips, we’ve stayed in the sunny South of Kauai, in the Poipu area, and have discovered a few nice trails for all abilities, which give you the opportunity to explore the neighbourhood, and take in some stunning views of the coastline.  So if you’re lucky enough to be planning a trip to Kauai, these are on my “must do” list!

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Kauai: South Shore Poipu area, activities & sightseeing

In my previous post about the sunny South shore of Kauai, I talked about my experiences and recommendations for accommodation, dining and shopping (Kauai: South Shore Poipu area accommodation & dining)

If you can tear yourself away from the world class beaches, and delicious eateries, there are plenty of interesting things to see and do around this beautiful and historical area.

Whether you’re in the mood to immerse yourself in Hawaiian culture (and get a respite from the heat for a while!), wander beautiful gardens, or tick off the stops along a the Heritage Trail, here are a few of my “must dos” while you’re there…

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Kauai: South Shore Poipu area accommodation & dining

It’s hard to believe a year has flown by since I wrote about visiting the Western side of the beautiful Island of Kauai Summer on Kauai; Waimea town, Canyon & surrounding areas.

With the far North of the island still inaccessible to tourists, due to the severe floods last year, we have enjoyed discovering and experiencing new and varied sides of the lush Garden Island.

On our last two visits, we have stayed on the sunny South of the island, in the Poipu area,  which boasts an array of stunning beaches, some great shops and eateries, and, most importantly, the best weather on the island!

Read on for more of my experiences and recommendations for Poipu and beyond!

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