In the land of exotic palms, beaches, and golden sands, come discover the romantic little town of Kapaa. It is the kind of idyllic town which draws its charm from the unique mixture of the East Side’s amazing nature areas, vibrant culture, and world class beaches. With the sleepy green mountains in the distance and a lovely little beach to call its own, travelers and settlers alike find Kapaa a beautiful place to spend some precious moments of their busy lives.

Unsurprisingly, it’s a popular destination for up-and-coming resorts and villas. Known for its beautifully moderate temperatures throughout the year and excellent outdoor lifestyle options, Kapaa is an idyllic town little town in one of the most beautiful locations in Hawaii. The properties available here have the benefit of gorgeous mountain backdrop views and miles of accessible beaches nearby, along with being positioned between the major hubs of Kauai, making it a perfect spot to buy a home. Here are some essentials you need to know:

  • Located over a 10.0 sq. mi. of area, at an elevation of 20 ft above sea level, the town has a total population of 10,6999 (2010) and a median income of $45,878.
  • The relatively low population density results in an intimate, relaxed feel to the town.
  • Kapaa’s beauty has long inspired artists; Tripadvisor recently awarded Kapaa with being one of the top locations to do a photo walk. Kapaa tends to attract many creative people including writers, painters and musicians.
  • Interested in owning an ocean-front home? There are plenty of properties spread along the shoreline of Kapaa.


One of the reasons why so many adventurers and lovers of nature choose Kapaa as their home is that it is a spectacular place for adventure sports. From the oceanfront bike path to Kealia Beach to Kuilau Ridge Trail to Sleeping Giant mountain hikes, there’s so much to do here.

If you’re in love with nature and want to experience the seclusion of one of Hawai’s greenest terrains, check out homes in Wailua, where a gorgeous little river with numerous waterfalls flows down from the mountains. Or, you could choose something closer to the waterfront, such as along Waipouli Beach. Homes in this area are located nearby to multiple restaurants and supermarkets, and typically provide balcony and lanai views of the pristine azure pacific ocean.

The best part about Kapaa is its bustling little community center in town, with an assortment of restaurants and temples, nature access, and beach activities. It’s no surprise that Kapaa is a popular destination with such a fantastic array of accessible outdoor activities, fine dining, and a small town feel all combined in this one special place.

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