11 Breathtaking Kauai Wedding Venues

These wedding venues in Kauai will take your breath away.
Alyssa Towns - The Knot Contributor.
Alyssa Towns
Alyssa Towns - The Knot Contributor.
Alyssa Towns
The Knot Contributor
  • Alyssa is a freelance writer with specializations in productivity, personal growth, wellness, and wedding content.
  • In addition to writing for The Knot Worldwide, Alyssa has written for various publications including Insider, The Everygirl, Babes Who Hustle and GenTwenty.
  • Alyssa has a degree in psychology and lives in Colorado.
Updated Aug 01, 2021

The island of Kauai, also known as the Garden Isle, is a tropical paradise filled with natural beauty, magnificent beaches, and native plants and wildlife. Sitting northwest of Oahu, the island of Kauai is the second-oldest of the main Hawaiian Islands and is home to Waimea Canyon State Park and the Na Pali Coast State Park. Not to mention the heavenly Hanalei Bay makes for incredible scenery.

The weather in Kauai is relatively stable year-round, so you can plan your destination wedding on the island nearly any time of year. Whether you're eloping, planning an intimate wedding with a small group of guests, or planning a big tropical celebration—Kauai is the perfect destination location when it comes to Hawaii wedding venues. Take a look at these 11 breathtaking wedding venues in Kauai.

Royal Sonesta Kaua'i Resort Lihue in Lihue Kauai, Hawaii

Royal Sonesta Kaua'i Resort Lihue in Lihue sits amidst the lush greenery on Kalapaki Bay. Beautiful wedding location spaces and extraordinary culinary offerings make this grand and elegant venue a perfect location for your big day. Say "I do" in the Kauai or Puna Ballrooms or have an outdoor wedding in the Luau Gardens. Ocean views, tropical gardens, and the surrounding greenery will create the perfect picturesque backdrop for your wedding day.

Sheraton Kauai Coconut Beach Resort in Kapaa, Kauai, Hawaii

Sheraton Kauai Coconut Beach Resort located in Kapaa, is an oceanside wedding venue on the secluded side of the island. With 5,200 square feet of event space to work with, this Kauai wedding venue is easily customizable to suit your dream wedding needs. Host your ceremony on the beach or a lawn in front of the Pacific Ocean. And if you're hoping to have a Hawaiian wedding, you'll have the opportunity to partake in the ancient tradition of lei-giving during your ceremony.

National Tropical Botanical Garden in Koloa, Kauai, Hawaii

The National Tropical Botanical Garden in Koloa is an outdoor wedding and events venue in the historic Lawa'i Valley. You'll find ocean views, stunning waterfalls, and beautiful valleys at this wedding venue. National Tropical Botanical Garden is a not-for-profit institution, which means if you choose to have your big day here, you'll be supporting critical plant conservation efforts throughout the Hawaiian Islands.

Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa in Koloa, Kauai, Hawaii

Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa in Koloa offers wedding setups for any type of wedding. Whether you're planning an intimate ceremony for two or planning an elaborate destination wedding, this venue can do it all. Choose from a variety of spaces, including the Grand Boardroom, Keoneloa Bay, Resolution Garden, Ilima Terrace and Garden, and other outdoor venues. A talented team of wedding planners put together a selection of wedding packages to choose from to make planning for your big day simple and stress-free.

Koloa Landing Resort in Koloa, Kauai, Hawaii

Koloa Landing Resort in Koloa sits on 25-acres in the heart of Poipu on the South Shore. This venue is just a short walk to Poipu Beach, has three luxurious lagoon pools, including the Best Pool in America, and is a short distance from the shops at Kukui'ula Village. This Kauai wedding venue has the aloha spirit mixed with elegance and the views of paradise. Take advantage of the unmatched amenities including a poolside bar and grill, fitness center, spa treatment rooms, full food and beverage services, and so much more for the ultimate celebration of your dreams.

Hukilau Lanai in Kapaa, Kauai, Hawaii

Hukilau Lanai in Kapaa is a banquet setting perfect for small and intimate weddings or elopements. At Hukilau Restaurant, ingredients are sourced locally for an authentic Hawaiian experience for all guests. The Private Banquet Room seats up to 70 guests, and the Semi-Private Room seats up to 27 guests. Customize your ceremony, reception, and wedding cake to make your wedding dreams a reality at this Kauai wedding venue.

Princeville Ranch Kauai in Princeville, Kauai, Hawaii

Princeville Ranch Kauai in Kauai is one of the oldest ranches in Hawaii, established in the early 1800s. Surrounded by the Hanalei and Makaleha mountain ranges, this 2,500-acre ranch offers several sites for your small or large wedding. Choose from waterfalls, a full view of the North Shore, the Po'oku Barn, the open meadows, and more for your wedding day celebration on the island of Kauai.

Hanalei Colony Resort in Hanalei, Kauai, Hawaii

Hanalei Colony Resort in Hanalei is a beachfront hideaway and Kauai wedding venue against the mountains of the North Shore. This intimate and gorgeous resort is the getaway of your dreams and was named one of the "Top 10 Romantic Getaways Worldwide" by Islands Magazine. Wedding coordination services will help make your big day a breeze so you can relax and soak it all in. Choose from beautiful indoor and outdoor venues for your wedding reception, along with professional catering menus suited for your needs.

The Beach House in Koloa, Kauai, Hawaii

The Beach House in Koloa hugs Poipu Beach and is an award-winning, multi-level restaurant featuring Pacific Rim cuisine. Private dining areas can be used for any occasion. This venue offers several wedding packages. Some of the noteworthy inclusions depending on which level you choose are wedding coordinators, decor, sound, floral design (go for the orchids!), wedding photographers, reception equipment, and more.

Na Aina Kai Botanical Gardens in Kilauea, Kauai, Hawaii

Na Aina Kai Botanical Gardens in Kilauea is a picturesque destination wedding venue that will leave a lasting impression on all of your guests. Choose from various unique locations scattered throughout the property, including a seaside option, a forest of hardwood trees, and the Ka'ula Lagoon. The gardens are sure to be a beautiful backdrop for your wedding photos.

Sheraton Kauai Resort in Koloa, Kauai, Hawaii

Sheraton Kauai Resort in Koloa is a Marriott hotel venue on Poipu Beach. Choose from several outdoor venues on the property and select from a delicious wedding menu showcasing Hawaiian cuisine. This location has 12 event rooms to offer, with the largest capacity at 860 guests. Wedding planners will help you choose your ideal event site and take care of coordinating the details so you can enjoy the island of Kauai with your guests.

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