author:David Arnold Livingston
Kauai is indeed an island that can take your breath away even at a glance. The everyday hustles and bustles of life can drain every ounce of energy that we have. There are various concerns that desperately calls for our attention and time which can mess up our thinking and everyday existence in this big world. That is why there is a need for us to at least stop from our usual routine and take time to enjoy and be free. Of course there are lots of activities that can soothe our pains and longings but the most effective of which, as supported by studies and researches, is through nature. Our mother nature has its own power to heal and regain the lost energy of its vital components which include man. That is why a break from the everyday monotonous tasks can help a lot to refresh and remove the toxins that can engulf our minds and bodies. There are thousands of places to visit from all over the world and one of that is the lush, alive and stunning island of Kauai, Hawaii.
You can’t help but be mesmerized by the sparkling blue oceans that stretch along the stately mountains and hills that stood proudly on almost all sides of the island. Freely flowing from the elevated areas are gushing waterfalls that can truly refresh the tired and weary mind. There are so many breath-taking places waiting to be explored. It may appear to be a small Kauai island but on almost all sides and corners are landscapes and locations that can one’s attention and interest. On the North shore of Kauai is the spectacular Na Pali Kauai coast which was featured on the movie South Pacific. On the heart of Kauai North shore is the alluring Hanalei bay that flows to almost 30 miles areas of hills and bays. On the South area of Kauai shore are the superb beaches and waterfalls which also include the magnificent National Tropical Garden, the product of Congress legislations. The natural result of lava formation in Spouting Horn is also found on the Southern Kauai shore.
Anyone interested to know the cultural and historical landmarks of Kauai can go to the West Kauai area. The historical captain Cook monument can be found on this Kauai area which serves as the mark for the landing of British Captain James Cook in the island of Hawaii in the year 1778. The place where the souls of Kauai inhabitants rest is said to be found in the sanctified Polihale heiau. Known as the Coconut Coast is the Eastern area of Kauai Island. A visit to Kauai shores will not be complete without exploring this area. East Kauai is also notable for their beachfronts which made it a favorite among visitors and tourists for kayaking or boating although it may have trick currents for adrenaline rushing adventures.
Warm accommodation is given by various establishments and companies ready to give their optimum services. Kauai Island has wide arrays of rooms given by famous hotels, condos and resorts to make your stay truly a remarkable and unforgotten one. The rates vary to suit the budget of visitors and tourists. There are lots of varieties of services to choose from. On the northern Kauai shores are vacation rentals that can provide a good view of the ocean and other landmarks. Furniture, home accessories and other stuff are also available to make you feel at home. Beach houses situated near the road, shops and grocery stores are also available for the visitors to easily have access to other amenities that they may need and want.