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Which is the Best Hawaiian Island for a Seven-day beach Vacation?

Which is the Best Hawaiian Island for a Seven-day beach Vacation?

Old Jan 30th, 2012, 04:01 PM
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I would definitely have to say Kauai. Yes, I am a bit biased living here. But I have lived on the other islands, and there really is no place like Kauai. The Waimea Canyon and Polihale Beach are otherworldly. If any of my friends come I always recommend a few tours. Napali.com is Captain Andy's site, and they have been doing tours on the Na Pali forever and give killer tours. www.safarihelicopters.com is also a must do. I just know them, but I think any helicopter tour would be unforgettable. Also, for great places to stay, I thinke www.hawaiianbeachrentals.com has the biggest selection, and you can find stuff all over the island. For food, I would definitely hit up Sushi Bushido in Kapaa. A lot of people go to Kintaros, but I actually think Bushido is much better and better atmosphere. And spend a few days playing at Hanalei Bay. Sunsets there are not to be missed.
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You can find peace and solitude on the beach at any of the six main Hawaiian Islands. From up on the North Shore on Oahu - private places at Waimea (aee VRBO) or at Turtle Bay - or over at Lanakai by Kailua, to any number of places on Big Island - to such places as Kapalua/Napili on Maui - or our favorite - up at Hanalei/Princeville on Kauai - or down at sunny Poipu.

Hawaii is your oyster - so just google and google and find what fits your parameters.
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BTW - the garden isle of Kauai - does get some rain on the North Shore - 4 sure - that's why it's so lush - but unless is's a huge winter storm - it passes through and then you are rewarded with sunshine and fresh waterfalls streaming down the hills of Bali Hai.
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The amazing thing about Hawaii beaches is that it's fairly easy to avoid the crowds on all of the islands. Kauai is tropical and has mountains and canyons; Maui has great beaches for snorkeling and Haleakela crater; and the Big Island has a mountain, a volcano, and a ton of diverse scenery. All three islands have plenty to see and do in a week's time.
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