Kauai Marriott Resort and Beach Club

The Kauai Marriott Resort and Beach Club is located in front of Kalapaki Beach in Lihue, Kauai, Hawaii, and is only one and a half miles from the Lihue Airport. This hotel and resort occupies an area of 800 acres for you to enjoy a superb beach vacation. It is very close to the two golf courses of the Kauai Lagoon known as Mokihana and Kiele. It is located on a hillside and most of the rooms are provided with views of the swimming pool, ocean, or gardens.

Property features and resort services

A particular highlight of this resort is one of the biggest family resort swimming pools in Hawaii. The pool has a diameter of 210 feet and an area of 26,000 square feet. The round pool has a six-pointed island in the middle, pink-marble waterfalls, a sun deck with palm trees, and fountains featuring sculpted animals. The pool also includes a children's swimming pool and it spreads out to various lounges and restaurants. There are five large gazebos that appear to rise from the swimming pool to the Aupaka Terrace. The bottom level of each gazebo has a big hot tub adjacent to the pool while the top level has a black-marble table.

The resort has a total of 356 rooms and it also provides a massage spa, an activity program for children, and smart shops. You may arrange at the front desk for various activities such as helicopter sightseeing, golfing, and luaus. Other activities for adults include lessons on scuba diving and hula, lei-making, cooking demonstrations, exercise classes, and yoga.

It should be noted that the hotel is completely smoke-free. Other features of the resort include free transportation to and from the airport; use of fitness equipment; Internet access; health club; exhibit space; bar and lounge; business services; conference rooms; audio-visual equipment; concierge services; poolside bar; multilingual staff; self parking; room service; babysitting; ATMs; spa tub; shopping on site; newsstands; gift shops; hair salon; valet parking; wedding services; and supervised child activities.

Room features

All of the rooms are air-conditioned and most are provided with lanais. Rooms on the ground floor have patios that offer views of the gardens. However, the standard rooms have no patios nor balconies. Nevertheless, most rooms are provided with views of the swimming pool, ocean, or gardens. Other room amenities include: Internet access; free toiletries; refrigerator; cable television; satellite television; hair dryer; clock radio; pay movies; in-room safe; voice mail; crib when requested; electronic keys; roll-away beds; and premium television channels.

Where to go to eat

For dining, you can go to Kukui's Restaurant and Bar, which is conveniently situated adjacent to the pool. This is an open-air establishment and you can enjoy your three basic meals. Additionally, a seafood and prime rib buffet is available during the evenings on Friday and Saturday. For Italian alfresco dining, you may try Cafe Portofino and for Continental breakfast you can go to the Aupaka Terrace right above the pool. Other food establishments include Duke's Canoe Club and Barefoot Bar and the Kalapaki Grill.