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Kapaa Kauai Ranked by Forbes One of 'America's Prettiest Towns' To Travel To

When thinking about America's prettiest towns, several homey and picturesque places come to mind, and Kapaa, Kauai definitely fits right in. Recently published was Forbes' 2013 list of 'America's Prettiest Towns.' Several towns - including Breckenridge, CO and Athens, GA - made the list (which provided a nice reference for great places to vacation in the United States!).

While Forbes named a total of 15 towns on their most recent 2013 'America's Prettiest Towns' list, Kapaa, Kauai was the only Hawaii town that made the list and was listed at #9. While everyone's definition of 'pretty' may be different, there are several factors that contribute to the idea of an overall nice place to live. Forbes' contributing factors of a beautiful American town included:

  • Towns seemingly custom-designed for soaking in the sights
  • Charming main streets
  • Variety of activities
  • Beautiful vistas
Kauai Bike Path Kapaa

While Kapaa definitely marks off all of Forbes' must haves for prettiest towns in America, it has several attractive tropical features and amenities that also make Kapaa one of the most unique American towns to travel to or vacation in - one of its best characteristics being that it is a tropical paradise that is a part of the United States of America. Additional characteristics that make Kapaa a popular Hawaii town include: Kapaa town promotes a healthy outdoor Hawaii lifestyle with its newly added Kapaa Bike Path (an oceanfront, paved bike path running throughout town), yoga and fitness studios, and numerous health food stores and restaurants - not to mention panoramic views and sandy beaches that will encourage you to stay outdoors!

Vacationing in Kapaa, Kauai


It's true, Kapaa is a great Hawaii town to vacation in, and as a result has seemingly endless hotel and vacation accommodations. One east side luxury vacation resort is already a favorite among Kauai visitors and is quickly becoming a favorite place for locals to 'stay-cation' as well.

The Waipouli Beach Resort - managed by Kauai Exclusive - is the easy choice for the best place to stay and vacation in Kapaa. Beachfront to a sandy east side Kauai beach, Waipouli Beach Resort offers the most convenient, luxurious Kapaa location and amenities for the price tag.

Waipouli Beach Resort's premiere vacation rentals and luxury accommodations allow your Kauai vacation to be a relaxing and enjoyable experience away from home. Whether you're dining beachfront at the Oasis on the Beach Restaurant & Bar, you're getting pampered at the Spa by the Sea, or enjoying the Waipouli Beach Resort fantasy pool, many amenities at the Waipouli Beach Resort are walking distance from your room, including the beach - great for a late night out or a relaxing evening in.

Waipouli Beach

Whether you're a guest that's looking for a deal on a Kapaa luxury room under $200, or you want to spoil yourself and rent a Kauai Penthouse, Waipouli Beach Resort through Kauai Exclusive can accommodate all of your Kauai vacation needs.

From 'stay-cations' to vacations, Waipouli Beach Resort in Kapaa is definitely worth checking out. Why not make your trip to Kauai extra special by spending it in one of America's prettiest towns at one of Kauai's most beautiful resorts? The perfect Kauai vacation awaits you...

Visiting one of 'America's Prettiest Towns'


Kapaa's small town feel welcomes visitors and residents of all ages. Stay in Kapaa once and you'll see why those who visit keep returning year after year and why those who live here never want to leave. Experience Kauai's Coconut Coast lifestyle and determine for yourself if it makes your list of 'America's Prettiest Towns.'

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