Located on the north shore of the island of Kauai, Princeville is a planned resort community and home to the world famus Princeville Resort. Princeville, in Kauai, Hawaii, lies between Kilauea and Haena along Highway 56 on the banks of the Hanalei River near Hanalei, Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge, the Halelea Forest Reserve, and Kaweonui Point. The area was named in honor of an 1860 visit by Prince Albert Kamehameha (son of King Kamehameha IV and Queen Emma).
The Princeville, Kauai area is an outdoor vacationer’s paradise away from the hustle and bustle of the city. It is one of the most magical Island and perfect vacation destinations on Earth. The place is a perfect blend of lush, green Sea Cliffs that tower over Kauai’s picturesque Hanalei Bay. Don’t miss i Pali Ke Kua Beach, also known as Hideaways. This is a gorgeous beach, that’s definitely worth the hike. Another exceptional spot you should visit is known as Queen’s Bath – it’s a natural pool on a lava shelf. There is so much to see and do at Princeville. You can go hiking, horseback riding, scuba dive, snorkel, kayak, scan the horizon for whales, or just sit on one of the area’s gorgeous beaches and soak up some Hawaiian sunshine.
Another close by popular destinations are Ke’e Beach and Na Pali Coast. If you like hiking, you just must go and enjoy the natural beauty of the majestic Na Pali Coast. Don’t forget to take your camera and photograph this natural beauty.