Kauai luaus. Kauai activities are numerous, but none is so important as the luau. Everyone, young and old, first-time guests or seasoned visitors, should experience the magic of the luau. In Hawaiian tradition in Kauai, luaus were used to celebrate winning a battle or seasonal celebrations and other festivities. Today's version of the luau is generally used to entertain tourists and consists of a huge feast complete with traditional foods and entertainment.
Most of the resorts on Kauai host luaus for their guests and those outside of the hotel as well. There are also other private companies who host Kauai luaus. Read the following reviews to get an idea of which are the best luaus and what they cost.
The Grand Hyatt Regency is one of the most luxurious resorts in the world not just on Kauai. With only 23 other Grand Hyatt resorts, Poipu joins the ranks of that prestigious group. Like everything else here, the luau is on a grand scale. The luau takes place on Sunday and Thursday 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm and is well worth the cost of $78.95 (Adults), $52.00 (Teens), and $37.00 (Children; 5 and under Free).
Think a 35 acre plantation from the 1930s and an exciting luau with food from Gaylord's Restaurant. The best food, the best location, the best times. The show can be seen every Monday and Thursday at 6:30 p.m.
The Luau at the Kauai Coconut Beach Resort, now Courtyard by Marriott, was recently awarded the Hawaii Visitor Bureau's Kahili Award in acknowledgement of the most authentic luau in the country. The prestigious award was well-deserved as the Kauai luau's gone back to being more authentic serving Hawaiian foods and creating an "all-Hawaiian" performance. The show is open Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday with prices running from $26.00 (Children 3-11) to $59 for adults.
The Princeville Resort hosts the Pa'Lina 'O Hanalei luau. On the shores of Hanalei Bay, guests will enjoy participating in an authentic beachside resort. The Buffet Luau takes place on Monday and Thursday evenings at prices from $35.00 for children 6-12 to $69.00 for adults.
Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, Smith's Tropical Paradise, who takes you to the Fern Grotto, also hosts a garden luau for all ages. Lasting most of the evening, guests enjoy drinks and food from around the world. The gardens are a sight to see and the tour of the grounds is well worth your time.
Luaus are an important part of Hawaiian tradition, and any one of these companies can help you become a part of that tradition of Kauai luaus even if it's only for a night. Your not just buying meal but rather a unique experience. Don't forget that the most important, unique, and memorable of all Kauai activities is attending at least one of the Kauai luaus.
Smith's Tropical Paradise - Family Run
Princeville Resort website where Pa'Lina 'O Hanalei is hosted on
The Coconut Beach Resort is now the Courtyard by Marriott
Kauai Grand Hyatt