Oceanfront Resort on Kalapaki Bay
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Royal Sonesta Kaua'i Resort Lihue

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We look forward to welcoming you! Please note that images might not reflect the current guest experience. Please contact the front desk for up to date information on services and amenities. Kaua’i is rejoining the safe travels program for the State of Hawaii – which eliminates the required quarantine with a Covid test. Please check local ordinances prior to travel, here and register with the state of Hawaii, here.

Learn about the hotel and available amenities for your upcoming stay. Please note, for the health & safety of our guests and team members, Sonesta hotels require guests to wear face coverings in all indoor public areas.


Nestled amidst the lush greenery of Kaua'i, our Royal Sonesta Kaua'i Resort Lihue is a Garden Island oasis. Our Kaua'i resort enjoys a glorious setting on golden sands, with opportunities to indulge in beachside spa treatments, five restaurants offering a variety of cuisines, a weekly luau, and the largest one-level pool in Hawaii. And if you’re here for business or planning a special event, we have over 27,000 square feet of flexible indoor and outdoor meeting and event space.

Make yourself at home in your stylish, modern guest room, with views of the ocean, gardens, or pool. And when you set out to explore, the natural beauty of Hanalei Bay and the nearby Waimea Canyon State Park are sure to fill your days in paradise with enchantment.


3610 Rice Street

Lihue, HI 96766 US

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Trust Sonesta to Make Your Meeting Shine

Over 27,000 square feet of meeting space, including beach-adjacent break out rooms, boast a spectacular setting for your next meeting or conference. Our dedicated, top-notch event management staff works with you to create the ideal experience. When it comes to Kaua'i hotels with meeting space and a reputation for flawless events, look no further.

Art Is on the Menu at Sonesta

Dine in our very own Kukui's on Kalapaki Beach, which offers splendid poolside views. Join us for breakfast, lunch and dinner made with fresh, local ingredients. Our Food Is Art approach to cuisine elevates the menu. And our Liquid Art approach to beverages locally inspired artisanal cocktails and fine wines.