Pono Kai/Bluegreen Resort
The Pono Kai/Bluegreen Resort is a luxury condominium resort located along the sandy beach at Kuhio Highway in Kapaa in the island of Kauai, Hawaii. It is only half a mile to the Coconut MarketPlace while the Lihue Airport is only 15 miles away. This family-oriented resort occupies an area of 13 acres and provides you with a relaxing environment filled with coconut palms, banana trees, and gardens in this tropical paradise.
Only a few steps from the resort are the sandy beaches where you can engage in various activities. Other important features of the resort include free parking; an outdoor swimming pool; suitability of the facilities for children; concierge services; elevator; child care and/or babysitting services; airport transportation; barbecue grills; Internet access in the public areas; tour assistance; microwave oven in the lobby; secure parking; security guard; steam room; spa tub; sauna; picnic area; library; laundry facilities; fitness equipment; multilingual staff; wedding services; limousine service; and video library.
Possible activities within the resort and in the neighborhood include shuffleboard, basketball, volleyball, golf, and croquet. You may also take lessons in lei-making or the hula. You can also participate in luaus and some island excursions. Other recreational and sports activities include fishing, biking, kayaking or canoing, horseback riding, rafting, scuba diving, snorkeling, water skiing, and hiking. You may also go shopping, visit the museums, have a massage at the spa, visit historic sites, or go to the state parks.
There are 240 available rooms in this condominium resort and they are either of the one-bedroom type or two-bedroom type. All rooms have sofa beds, sitting rooms, and completely equipped kitchens that have stoves, refrigerators, and microwave ovens. High-speed Internet access may be requested with some surcharges.
Other room characteristics at Pono Kai/Bluegreen Resort include the following: air conditioning; access to rooms through exterior corridors; in-room safe; balcony; iron board and iron when requested; cable and satellite television; bathrobes; climate control; CD player; patio; shower and bathtub; telephone; lanai; free toiletries; cookware, utensils and dishes; DVD player; extra towels; videocassette recorder; voice mail; private bathroom; electronic keys; hair dryer; wake-up calls; and ceiling fan.
Where to go to eat
Pono Kai/Bluegreen Resort does not have its own restaurant but there are several places to dine in the Kapaa area. These include the Olympic Cafe Restaurant along the Kuhio Highway for some upscale coffee favorites; the Kintaro Restaurant, which is also found along the Kuhio Highway, for Japanese cuisine; Buzz Restaurant, which is a grill and bar along the Kuhio Highway; Papaya's Natural Food Market, for the casual market and deli, also along Kuhio Highway; and The Shack Sports Bar along Kuhio Highway.
Other dining places in Kapaa include Norberto's El Cafe for Mexican cuisine along the Kuhio Highway; Bubba Burgers also along Kuhio Highway; the Mermaids Restaurant along Kuhio Highway; Scotty's Beachside Bbq Restaurant along Kuhio Highway; the Blossoming Lotus Restaurant along Kukui Street for some vegetarian cuisine; and the Hawaiian Blizzard Restaurant along Kuhio Highway for the best in shaved ice.