Wailua Homes For Sale

Wailua is a beautiful oceanfront town on the East Side of Kauai Island, Hawaii. The community is between the cities of Lihue to the south and Kapa’a to the north, with both areas easily accessible via the Kuhio Highway. Although relatively small compared to neighboring communities, Wailua still has some attractive beaches and resorts as well as a good number of commercial establishments in the town center.

Real Estate in Wailua is a mix of multiple property types and models, providing buyers ample options to choose from, allowing them to pick a home that best suits their needs. There’s a good selection of townhouses and condominiums in the neighborhood priced within the mid $300,000 range perfect for families looking for a reasonably priced home on the East Side. There’s also a good selection of single-family homes throughout the community with varying designs, including ranch-style, suburban-type, and classic Hawaiian-style houses. Buyers can also find a wide array of luxury residences and beachfront properties, perfect for those in the market for their dream home.

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What's To Love

Wailua has a diverse selection of well-priced properties and luxury residences, allowing buyers to choose a home that best suits their needs. The neighborhood is a short drive away from Lihue Airport, which is the primary entry point of Kauai Island as well as the many attractions in the town of Lihue. There are plenty of oceanfront resorts, beaches, restaurants, and stores available to residents and visitors coming into town.

What's Not To Love

Limited housing in the relatively small town compared to other larger towns close to the community. Since it's a beach town, the tourist areas can get quite busy, especially during the active months of the island.

Is it for me?

Who is this neighborhood for

Wailua’s provides a good selection of reasonably priced condominium properties with resort amenities and beachfront views. These residences are some of the best condo-resort properties you can purchase in Kauai Island, making it an excellent place to buy a unit if you prefer to use it as a vacation home whenever you visit the island. Centrally located, residents and visitors staying in Wailua are a short drive away from all the attractions in the eastern part of the Kauai.

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As a licensed real estate salesperson and a Realtor in the state of Hawaii, my task is to connect buyers and sellers of real estate and to guide my client through the transaction. Kauai island is our area of expertise, with emphasis on several specific areas and condo projects in the ‘east coast’ of the island, in addition to the south shore and westside.

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Things to do in Wailua

Opaeka‘a Falls

Natural waterfall that you can visit along the Wailua River State Park nature trail.

Kauai Path Inc

Local community center and recreation park open to residents of the neighborhood.

Kauai's Hindu Monastery

Beautiful Hindu Monastery in the southwestern portion of the neighborhood.

Lydgate Beach Park

Public beach park with jetty-enclosed swimming areas.


Schools in Wailua

School NameGradesAdmission
Kapaʻa High School9 - 12Public
Kapa’a Middle School6 - 8Public
Kapaʻa Elementary SchoolK - 5Public
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