Koloa Homes For Sale

Koloa is a tourist-friendly community in the southern district of the main island of Kauai County, Hawaii. The name of the town is often incorrectly translated as “Native Duck,” but there is no known translation of the town name. The community is bordered by other rural areas, including Lawai, Omao, and Kalaheo. Ideally located in the prime beachfront regions in South Kauai, residences here are in high demand thanks to its convenience and numerous attractions. The area features well-developed subdivisions and remnants of ranches and homesteads.

Koloa and Koloa town is known for cattle ranches and a sugarcane plantation. Koloa has an elevation below Omoa and adjacent to Lawai while reaching Poipu below but not reaching the ocean. Koloa town is a popular visitor destination with a grocery store, a bank, a library, and various other retail stores restaurants and bars. Koloa is one of the main tourist towns in South Shore, featuring two notable beaches and a variety of well-known attractions that visitors frequent. These include the Allerton Garden, Poipu Beach, Shipwreck Beach, and many more. The area is also known for its many golf clubs with three Kukui’ula Golf Course, Kiahuna Golf Club, and Poipu Bay Golf Course. If you’re looking for a relaxing vacation spot with lots of things to do and places to visit, then Koloa is the place for you.

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What's To Love

Green and slightly warmer than the upcountry of Kalaheo and Lawai. Restaurants and bars and other shopping amenities are plentiful in the area. Residents have convenient access to beaches, which makes Koloa a desirable location for all.

What's Not To Love

Koloa is not a beach community. It does not have much visitor accommodation, no hotels, or timeshares. Cesspool of homes in the town most likely discharge into groundwater.

Is it for me?

Who is this neighborhood for

The many tourist-friendly attractions in Koloa, especially in the southern section close to the beach, make most properties in the town quite attractive to home buyers. If you’re looking for a vacation home close to the beach with lots of conveniences and recreation, you’ll love what this community has to offer. Investors looking for a rental house to take advantage of the booming industry will also find ample opportunities to buy in the area.

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Things to do in Koloa

Kukuiʻula Golf Course

Exclusive member-only golf course with resort-like amenities and fantastic golf and tennis facilities.

Poipu Bay Clubhouse

Beautiful oceanfront golf course with amazing views of the region.

Poipu Beach

One of the most famous beaches on the island, thanks to its crystal clear waters and soft powdery sand.

The Shops at Kukui‘ula

Shopping mall with boutique stores, restaurants, art galleries, and more.


Schools in Koloa

School NameGradesAdmission
Kauaʻi High School9 - 12Public
Island SchoolK - 12Private
Koloa Elementary SchoolK - 5Public
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