Luxurious Resort on Kauai

Set on a white sand beach in Poipu on Kauai’s sunny south shore, the Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa offers 604 guest rooms each with its own lanai and décor reflective of the resort’s renowned Hawaiian classic elegance. This luxury resort lies on 50 oceanfront acres with manicured lawns, five restaurants and lounges, a water playground with an adult pool area, river pool, waterfalls and a 150-foot waterslide, a saltwater lagoon, tennis, the award-winning Anara Spa, and golf at the adjacent Poipu Bay Resort.

Relax among the beautiful views of verdant gardens, the sparkling Pacific Ocean or the lush mountainside from the private patio/lanai of your spacious guestroom.  Whether you’re traveling to Hawaii for a romantic getaway, family vacation or you’re mixing business with leisure; the spacious and modern accommodations offer something to suit your needs.


Relax and enjoy a tropical cocktail, drinking in views of the lush grounds and the vast Pacific Ocean from outdoor lounges and open-air restaurants. Choose from Contemporary Hawaiian, Italian, Sushi or American cuisine. Nearly every dining whim can be satisfied at the resort. 


The largest spa on Kauai, Anara Spa blends Hawaiian traditions with the soothing and healing powers of nature to create the ultimate in relaxation.  The open-air environment maximizes Kauai’s exceptional climate.  Treatments include massage, body and facial treatments all provided in private rooms or hale (thatched-roof huts) opening to their own tropical garden.  Anara Spa provides a Hawaiian spa experience like no other.

Special Offers

  • Sunshine's on Sale at Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa

Celebrate the sun with Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa’s Sunshine on Sale offer. Book now and get breakfast buffet for two and your 5th night free. Pick your dates and be sure it’s 5 nights or longer for Sunshine on Sale pricing. Once there, unwind and revitalize at Anara Spa where traditional healing blends with island fresh botanicals to soothe body and mind.

  • Environmental Initiatives
  • Concierge Interview

The romance of Hawaii can’t be missed as tradewind breezes and fragrant tropical air set the stage. Whether you’re celebrating a special anniversary, exchanging vows or simply enjoying the day, cascading waterfalls, meandering river pools, hammocks for two and swings with a view invite you to enjoy your time together. Vows can be exchanged with your toes in the sand or in lush gardens both offering sweeping ocean views.  Be sure to enjoy a special couple’s spa treatment at Anara Spa for the ultimate in relaxation.


The spectacular settings of the restaurants present inspiring backdrops for the delectable culinary creations of the talented chefs.  


  • Tidepools- Contemporary Hawaiian cuisine served in a unique Hawaiian setting.
  • Dondero's - Casual yet upscale dining serving Old World favorites. 
  • llima Terrace - An open air casual restaurant serving breakfast and lunch daily.
  • Hale Nalu - Close to the pools, lagoon and beach, the surf shack restaurant offers a satisfying menu
  • Seaview Terrace - Offering breakfast and dinner with a breathtaking view.
  • Stevenson's Library - Enjoy delectable sushi creations in this Kauai bar boasting an extensive selection of Whiskies, Cognac, Port, Sake and Wine. 
  • Captain's Bar - Serving up fantastic views and refreshing tropical drinks.
  • Shipwreck Bar - Located alongside the saltwater lagoon stop by for a refreshing drink.
  • 24 Hour Room Service - Enjoy a complete menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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At Anara Spa, ancient traditions blend with the soothing powers of nature to inspire lokahi – balance or harmony.  Massages, body treatments, and facials are offered in private rooms or hale (thatched-roof bungalow) each opening to its own tropical garden. The abundance of treatments rooted in traditional Hawaiian healing, and the serene open-air setting, make for a spa resort experience like no other.  

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Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa is committed to reducing their impact on the environment by conserving natural resources and reducing waste.

- Solar photovoltaic system, covering 18,500 sq. ft. produces 465,000 kWh per year of clean renewable energy reducing CO2 emissions by 415 tons annually.
- 4,000 sq ft hydroponic garden produces 300lbs of lettuce for resort each week
- LED light replacement 
- First Level 3 electric vehicle fast charger in the State.
- Filtered water dispensers for refilling water bottles.
- Air-conditioning is controlled on an Energy Management System. 
- Exhaust fans in kitchens and pumps for water features are controlled electronically on timers.
- Allowing guests to choose whether to have linens refreshed daily saves 500,000 gallons of water per year.
- Green Earth dry cleaning machines replace petroleum based solvents with silicone.
- Nearly 60,000 sq. ft. of grass covered roofs reduce cooling needs and energy use.
- Wet waste from kitchens goes to pig farmers for feed, reducing waste to landfill.

- 100% of green waste is utilized for compost.
- Waste cooking oil is collected and processed into bio-diesel fuel.
- All usable items such as mattresses, art, furniture, dishes, etc. are sold in fundraisers for local charities.

- Recycle bins are available in all guestrooms as well as throughout the resort for guests to deposit glass, plastic bottles, and aluminum cans. 
- Each office workspace recycles.
- Each month they divert an average of 15 tons of recyclables from the landfill, plus 12 tons of green waste.
- Take-out packaging is made from biodegradable materials.
- Heat produced by the air conditioning system is converted to heat water for our swimming pools. This process decreases environmental pollution and conserves 205,000 kWh each year.

GREEN KEY GLOBAL: Recognized for sustainable initiatives with the Four Key Rating. (2010-present)
GREEN BUSINESS AWARD 2013: Recognized for environmentally responsible operations by the State of Hawaii’s Green Business Program (also honored in 2004 & 2010). 
GREEN INNOVATION AWARD 2011: Recognized for environmental stewardship in business by the Kapaa Rotary.
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC, THE STAY LIST 2008: Honored for giving back to the community and working to con- serve and sustain resources. 
LAULIMA AWARD 2008: Awarded for environmental leadership by the County of Kauai.
GREEN STAR AWARD 1996: Recognized for environmental initiatives to reduce energy consumption, reduce waste, and increase recycling efforts.

Check out our exclusive interview with this incredible property!

GT: What makes Kauai such a great LGBT destination?

GHK: The lush beauty of Kauai really takes people out of their day-to-day lives, creates a sense of place where you know you are someplace different and very special.  From white-sand beaches to lush rainforests, there’s lots to explore here.

GT: What are some hotspots gay and lesbian travelers should check out when they are in Kauai?

GHK: Natural wonders abound on Kauai. From short scenic walks to 15 mile challenging hikes there is so much to see. It’s great to see the island by air in a helicopter where you really get a sense of just how undeveloped it is and see the island in a bird’s eye view. It is truly breathtaking.  Explore on land whether hiking or biking or just driving the scenic roads. Lastly a catamaran sail down the Napali Coast is a must, the 1,000+ foot cliffs with their jagged green spires that have developed over hundreds of thousands of years of erosion is spectacular contrasted with the azure ocean.

GT: What are the top five reasons for gay travelers to visit Grand Hyatt Kauai?

GHK- Reason One:  Unwind

Reason Two:  Recharge

Reason Three:  Rejuvenate

Reason Four:   Reconnect

Reason Five:  Relax

GT: Tell our readers why they should visit your city and more specifically, your property.

GHK: Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa is on 50 lushly landscaped oceanfront acres. A water wonderland awaits, with our quiet adult pool area, a lazy river pool, waterslide, and saltwater lagoon, there are pools galore and plenty of comfy chairs to lounge the day away.  If you’ve ever wanted to learn to play the ukulele, do the hula, or scuba dive, we offer free lessons. Want to go explore?  Rent a mountain bike at our tennis center. And for the ultimate in pampering, a visit to Anara Spa is sure to please all. The open-air environment maximizes the ideal weather in Poipu and each treatment room opens to its own tropical garden.  We have two thatched-roof hale made just for couples services. All treatments incorporate traditional healing methods with island-fresh botanicals to refresh and renew body and mind.  Cap the perfect Kauai day with a cocktail at Seaview Terrace with expansive views and live Hawaiian entertainment nightly.  With such broad oceanfront access there are great views to be found throughout the property and nooks for everyone to find their own little slice of paradise.  There are wooden swings and hammocks strewn throughout the property in addition to beach cabanas and comfy seating.

Poipu, on Kauai’s sunny south shore, is an excellent location for island exploration, as it is located at a mid-point on the island. The North Shore is little over an hour’s drive as is the end of the road on the west side of the island. The Waimea Canyon, on the West side offers great drives and hikes with viewpoints over both the Canyon as well as the Napali Coast.  The scenic drive to the North Shore offers lots of great dining and sightseeing options, from waterfalls to taro fields, there are exceptional views everywhere.

In and around Poipu itself, there is great dining, botanical gardens, and plenty of activities from horseback riding to ATV exploration and ziplining.

GT: Why should gay travelers book at your property instead of other properties in the area?

The comfortable sense of relaxed elegance is reflective of Kauai and puts everyone at ease. As noted above, there are also lots of things to do, or not do, your choice.  We also feature five delicious restaurants and Tidepools is a must for dinner. Set in thatched-roof bungalow above a koi-filled lagoon at the base of a waterfall, the ambiance can’t be beat and neither can the fresh fish and steak creations with a contemporary Hawaiian flair.

Amenities at a Glance:

Management Info:
Gay friendly

Mixed Gay/Straight

In Room Facilities/Services:
Coffee / Tea Pot
Internet Access
Laundry Service
Room Safe

On Property Facilities/Services:
Meeting Rooms
Room Service
Celebration Planning
Hot Tub(s)
Swimming Pool(s)


Commitment Ceremony Planning / Hosting:


Children Welcome:

Pets Allowed:


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