Wailua Homesteads Homes For Sale

Wailua Homesteads is a vast residential community nestled behind mount Nounou, along the Wailua River, in the eastern part of Kauai Island, Hawaii. The picturesque neighborhood features green and lush terrains filled with vast pastures, forested areas, and breathtaking mountain ranges. The surrounding mountains offer beautiful views and scenic trails that are perfect for a nature hike. Residents are a short drive away from various towns along the eastern coast of the island, including the similarly named Wailua, Kapa’a, and Lihue.

Wailua Homesteads is a primarily residential area known for its many single-family homes lining the vast open fields and hillsides west of the town of Wailua. Many of these residences feature beautiful views of the mountain or are surrounded by local greeneries and mature trees. The vast land area is also reflected in the large lots of the properties in the community. You’ll find a lot of luxury homes and estate residences in the area featuring impressive custom-built houses with well-landscaped yards. If you’re looking for your dream home detached from the busy coastline areas of the island, Wailua Homesteads is a great place to move into with your family.

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What's To Love

The community features lush green rural lots with breathtaking mountain views. The area has a distinctly rural atmosphere with winding roads, hilly terrains, and lots of streams and watersheds. If you're looking for a place close to nature far from the busy and noisy streets of the urban city streets, Wailua is the perfect getaway destination for you.

What's Not To Love

The Wailua Homesteads community is not dry, expect frequent rainfall and a humid tropical climate. The neighborhood is a bit of a drive away from the major tourist destinations, including the beaches of South Shore and the nature escapades in the Westside.

Is it for me?

Who is this neighborhood for

Wailua Homesteads is the classic rural community on the eastern side of Kauai Island directly west of the similarly named town of Wailua. The neighborhood serves primarily as a residential area making it an ideal bedroom community for locals looking for a home in the eastern part of the island. The area is a short drive from major towns and cities in the East Side and can work well for those working in South Shore as well. Homes in the neighborhood are also excellent home options if you’re looking to move into Kauai Island and prefer to live in a rural community far from the busy tourist spots.

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Things to do in Wailua Homesteads

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 Homesteads

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