'Melemele' Kapa'a Cottage: 1 Block to Beach!

Property ID: 449535KapaʻaHIUS
Sleeps 42 BR1 BA


Pack your bags - this colorful 2-bedroom, 1-bath retreat is one you won't want to miss out on! Situated just blocks away from shops, restaurants, trails, and beaches, this cottage makes for the ideal hassle-free stay. Head out and explore the eco-wonders of Fern Grotto, or take a day trip to Waimea Canyon State Park. Come home to relax in a private, serene garden setting, and cool off with a rinse in the outdoor shower. After a stay at this vacation rental, you'll likely never want to leave!


  • Kitchen
  • Near Ocean
  • Wireless Internet (WIFI)
  • Free Parking
  • Essentials
  • Cable/Satellite TV


Location Details

NEIGHBORHOOD: Bobby V’s Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria (0.1 miles), Coconut Marketplace (0.2 miles), Island Country Market (0.3 miles), Kinipopo Shopping Village (0.3 miles), Passion Bakery Cafe (0.3 miles), Sleeping Giant Grill (0.3 miles), Hukilau Lanai (0.3 miles), Street Burger (0.3 miles), Avalon Gastropub (0.3 miles), Eat Healthy Kauai - Russells (0.3 miles)

TOP SIGHTS: Fern Grotto (2.9 miles), Kauai Backcountry Adventures (4.8 miles), Kilauea Lighthouse (18.6 miles), Queen’s Bath (23.2 miles), Na Pali Coast State Wilderness Park (31.6 miles), Waimea Canyon State Park (40.3 miles), Polihale State Park (43.2 miles), Koke’e State Park (46.9 miles)

BEACHES: Lae Nani Beach (0.2 miles), Waipouli Beach (1.0 miles), Fuji Beach (1.5 miles), Lydgate Beach Park (1.6 miles), Kapa’a Beach Park (2.3 miles), Kealia Beach (4.8 miles)

GARDENS: Smith Family Garden Luau (1.4 miles), Na Aina Kai Botanical Gardens (15.8 miles), Allerton Garden (20.0 miles), Limahuli Garden & Preserve (31.2 miles)

LOCAL TRAILS: Sleeping Giant Trailhead (1.5 miles), Opaeka’s Falls (2.7 miles), Kuamo’s Nounou Trail (3.4 miles), Moalepe Trail (6.8 miles), Makaleha Trailhead (7.2 miles), Wailua River State Park (10.7 miles)

GOLF: Wailua Golf Course (2.8 miles), The Ocean Course at Hukalua (6.4 miles), Puakea Golf Course (8.4 miles)

AIRPORT: Lihue Airport (5.7 miles)


17 reviews
  • Great little bungalow!


    My friend and I stayed here for a week and really enjoyed it. The house has great amenities (laundry, iron, coffee maker, blender, toaster, boogie boards, snorkeling gear, and beach chairs) and is tucked away off the main road. Check-in instructions were comprehensive and easy to follow. There are lots of great food options within walking distance, including malasadas and loco moco! I highly recommend this place - it’s in a great location for exploring all parts of the island. I’d definitely come back here :)

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Published November 10, 2023
  • 17 Palms


    wonderful cottage on private road in Kapa'a. would stay again. much better than 3-4 story condos.

    Published August 14, 2023
  • cozy cottage


    spent most of the time at the beach and nearby shopping center full of restaurants and shops including groceries.

    Published June 25, 2023
  • Cute bungalow close to beach, shopping and FOOD!


    Authentically decorated with Hawaiian touches throughout.Had air conditioning which was needed. Quick 5 minute walk to either the shopping center or the beach. Overall was pretty good considering not on the beach & no pool

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Published July 18, 2023
  • Cozy


    My family and I spent almost a week at the Kapa’a Cottage. First, in terms of location, if you’re interested in activities or visiting sites on both the north and south ends of the island, the Cottage is centrally located. It is just off the main highway and roughly 45 minutes from Hanalei and an hour so from Waimea. It is also convenient to several grocery stores, restaurants, outfitters, etc. Most everything one could need is found close by. Second, in terms of livability, the Cottage is very cozy. It was a mini home away from home for us. It was nice to have a fully functional kitchen and a warm shower (after camping beforehand). The kids enjoyed the use of the boogie boards and snorkel equipment that is there to borrow as well. Thanks to the lush vegetation that surrounds the Cottage, the home feels very secluded, private and more remote than it is (most mornings we awoke to the wind in the trees, the sound of the surf a couple of blocks away and clucking Kaua’i chickens…just hilarious). Third, and finally, regarding checking in and checking out, everything was straight-forward and simple. We’ll definitely look into staying here again in the future.

    Published April 19, 2023
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