Courtyard Kaua’i at Coconut Beach
What We Love
- A laid-back beachfront escape on Hawaii's lush Garden IslandExploring the aromatic massages and body treatments on offer at the spa
- Raising a mai-tai toast at the cocktail lounge or by the pool
- Sunning on the soft sands of Coconut Beach, on Kauai’s Coconut Coast
What To Know
- The hotel is close to the airport making it convenient for late-night and early-morning flights
- Free WiFi can be spotty but usually works best in the lobby and common areas
- There are plenty of lounge chairs around the pool, you should have no issue finding a spot
The east side of the Garden Island is referred to as the the Coconut Coast for its groves of cocos nucifera trees, and you’ll be right in the thick of the foliage as a guest at this TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence-winning hotel on Kauai. Courtyard Kaua’i at Coconut Beach sits directly on the shores of the Hawaiian Pacific, offering you plenty of fruit-bearing palms to admire while you soak up the sun. Coconut products also appear on the property’s various menus, whether paired with prawns on the restaurant menu, stirred into vodka cocktails on the lounge menu or mixed with peppermint on the spa’s body-treatment menu.
There’s no shortage of other ingredients to try in this heavenly corner of the world, so continue sampling the bounty of the Tropics. Relax on an armchair of cinnamon wood in your room, or opt for an aromatherapy offering at the spa instead, and inhale the fragrant scents of native plants. Purchase a ticket to one of the twice-weekly luaus, and watch Polynesian, Tahitian, Maori, Tongan and Samoan performers dance with garlands of native flowers in their hair. Stake out a spot by the pool, and warm up by a Hawaiian fire – this is the recipe for the perfect vacation in paradise.
Make yourself at home in your comfortably appointed room, which features furnishings of cinnamon wood, a typical local material. You’ll also have a 37-in. LCD TV, on which you can surf satellite and pay-per-view movie channels, along with HBO, CNN and ESPN.Ocean View rooms measure 320 square feet, while Premium Oceanfront rooms are even larger, at 528 square feet. Whichever room you choose, you’ll have either one king or two queen beds, as well as a living area and an outdoor lanai.
The Voyager Restaurant is the hotel’s signature eatery, open for breakfast, which features dishes like banana-macadamia pancakes, and dinner, which brings poke, ceviche and the fresh catch of the day. Beach views are also on the menu, if you’re seated in the al-fresco area. Makai Lounge is a cocktail destination, with a creative drink menu that makes use of many ingredients typical of the Aloha State, including coconut and pineapple; the hotel also hosts a luau twice a week, which includes an indulgent Hawaiian feast.
Take a few hours to unwind further at Pua Day Spa, where facials, massages and body-glow therapies incorporate oils of peppermint, coconut and other international and regional flora. Beauty services are also available, such as paraffin treatments, makeup applications and waxes, and there’s a beautifully equipped fitness studio with cardio equipment and free weights.
Along with being on Coconut Beach, you’re in the Kauai region known as the Coconut Coast, a paradise on Earth, with waterfalls, canyons and panoramic lookouts. Visit a state park, golf at the Ocean Course at Hokuala, or take an adventurous helicopter tour of the entire Garden Island. You’ll also find a pool and whirlpool at the hotel, along with its sandy Pacific shore, if lazing around is more your style.
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Very poor customer service. Arrived after traveling all day with our two year old and told our room wouldn’t be ready until 4 or 5 o’clock even though I notified of our arrival time at 1 (and we didn’t get here til nearly 3) and titanium status is apparently meaningless. It is now after 5 and we’ve been told there are people in our room until 9pm and they are sold out so nothing they can do and they don’t seem to care. Definitely not a family friendly or customer service oriented hotel.
This Sheraton recently was renovated (formerly a Marriott Courtyard) and the resort is very comfortable. The pool area is very nice with 2 pools, a large hot tub, and plenty of umbrellas! Lounge chairs, hammocks and umbrellas are also available on the beach. There is a daily resort fee ($20) but unlike many hotels includes self-parking. Bike rentals, morning wellness beach yoga sessions, fitness center & WiFi are also included in resort fee. Coin operated laundry is available and detergent can be purchased in the lobby. We enjoyed our stay and the location was convenient. Having a Longs across the street was convenient. Helpful & friendly staff. A quick response within 10 minutes to a slow draining tub was greatly appreciated! Also appreciated the convenience of many outlets & USB ports in the room. We’d consider returning.
Entrance is open, airy, welcoming and just what you would want when arriving to paradise. Staff very pleasant and helpful. I'm an upper level Marriott Rewards so was offered free breakfast (hearty foods and omelet station). Infinity pool. Pretty beach with lovely coarse sand (I loved it, felt like you were getting a spa treatment, it does not hurt your feet, lol). Has a reef in the water. Beautiful views. Sunrise is spectacular. About a dozen umbrella with lounge chairs and a few hammocks on the beach. Not crowded. Pool has enough seating lounge chairs and comfy lounge areas. Music playing. Bar. Hot tub. Area for kids. They offer Luau 2 nights a week. Didn't go but stopped in and it looked great. Laid back property. Walking distance to shops and a few restaurants (not fancy). I would come back here in a heartbeat. The room was nice, clean and had a view. Perfect. Carpet around the bed, but everywhere else tile. Little fridge for a few snacks. Good closet space. Big TV. At night flames around the pool and gas fire pits with living room lounge furniture. Ok. Now. Bring toiletries as the shampoo, conditioner, lotion are not what I would consider good. As long as you know in advance, it's fine. Aloha Spirit.