Things to Do in Kauai for a Romantic Date Night


When making a list of things to do in Kauai, don’t forget to plan a romantic date night. The soft, gentle breezes that caress the Garden Isle, the muted, passion-colored sunsets, and the exotic murmur of the rolling surf set the scene for the perfect evening. You and your sweetie can spend it relaxing at the spa, dining on local cuisine as the sun sets, or lit by a canopy of stars. These romantic date night spots and activities will ensure that you and your love have one of the best vacations ever.

Luxury at St. Regis Princeville

At the top of your list of things to do in Kauai for an unforgettable date night should be booking a room at the beautiful and indulgent St. Regis Princeville. Ask for one of the 51 suites; the most popular is the 824-square-foot Prince Suite that comes with its own St. Regis Butler Service, daily beverage service (wake up to a latte brought right to your bedside), packing and unpacking, garment pressing, and any other services you need. Have the butler book an appointment at Halele’a Spa for a couple’s treatment. Try the Napali Ritual of Energy and Balance treatment and soak in a warm mint bath, followed by a massage with wild lime silk oil, plum blossom, and silk cream. After your soothing appointment, order a fragrant lei for you and your sweetheart and head over to the award-winning Kauai Grill for dinner.

Romance on the North Shore

Plan a walk on Hanalei Beach at sunset with your love. After you watch the sky change colors and the stars slowly come out, enjoy a tasty dinner at the Postcards Cafe, which is housed in a charming plantation-style building nestled in the town of Hanalei. Crafted with fresh, local ingredients, each gourmet plate will satisfy your taste buds with bright flavor combinations.

Courting on the Coconut Coast

For a unique date night, why not fly? Kauai is filled with rugged and remote canyons and cliffs, and flying in a helicopter is the only way to see the entire island. Blue Hawaiian has a first-class operation, from its safety record to its high-tech equipment, that is sure to impress your sweetheart. After you’re back on the ground, book a romantic dinner at the charming bistro Caffe Coco, tucked away in the tiny village of Wailua. Tiki torches illuminate you and your love while you wait for your first course, seated beneath several fruit trees.

Full Moon on Poipu Beach

If you’re lucky enough to be on the island during a full moon, you should add visiting Poipu Beach to your list of things to do in Kauai. Book a romantic two-hour sunset sail from Captain Andy’s Sailing Adventure. Munch on Hawaiian appetizers, called pupus, while listening to live Hawaiian music and watching playful dolphins swim next to the boat. When you get back on land, make a dinner reservation for one of the bungalows at the Tidepool Restaurant, located in the Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa.

  • Postcards Cafe

    5 Kuhio Hwy, Hanalei, HI 96714

    (808) 826-1191

  • Caffe Coco

    4-369 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, HI 96746

    (808) 822-7990

  • The Beach House

    5022 Lawai Rd., Poipu, HI 96756

    (808) 742-1424

  • Tidepools

    1571 Poipu Rd., Koloa, HI 96756


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