An important ingredient to a great time is exploration, it stirs the imagination and creates the opportunity to incorporate ideas that will enrich your experience. We remember not the days in our lives but the moments, and Kukuiula Village located just steps from Turtle Cove Suites, our Poipu rentals, offers just that experience.
Kukuiula Village is quickly turning into a star attraction in our small community, it is a center for local events from the gourmet farmers market, to an important venue for cultural events. Combining commerce in a uniquely Kauai way.
Tortilla Republic a fine restaurant serving Mexican cuisine has been a big hit in its first year. Try their hydration margaritas served with top shelf Tequila and coconut water. Their happy hour which starts at 3pm and ends at 6pm everyday is a big hit where appetizers and drinks are only $5. Try their hamburger, it is the best on the island, bar none.
Talk to friendly local growers who will share Hawaiian recipes for their products that will amaze you. The Kaua’i Culinary Market is held every Wednesday from 4pm-6pm, convenient for the after work or after the beach time. There are chef demonstrations and a Wine and Beer Garden, live Hawaiian music in a tropical setting. Its eclectic choices in dining will satisfy any hunger craving.
The Shops at Kukuiula Village offer inspirations from around the globe and close to home. From apparel and gifts to at Hawaiian Salt where local craftspeople present their creations. Palm Palm is an eclectic collection of locally inspired jewellery and clothing that will fascinate the visitor.
Tommy Bahama’s is known the world over for the unique stylings from clothing to Home Furnishings. Their is friendly and knowledgeable and always willing to answer your questions.
Quiksilver has the hottest skateboarding, skiing and surf stylings for all ages. They have been an asset in the community with their sponsorships and surfing events that have helped to re-popularize the sports globally. A friendly knowledgeable staff is a keymark to their success. They are located in the center of the village across from Hawaiian Salt.
While cruising check out the other fine retailers in the center who are willing to share their experiences on our Garden Island. We always tell our guests at our Poip vacation rentals that the Village is the place to hang out at the end of a long day on the beach.
Hungry for a great burger? You are in the right place, famous locally is Bubba’s Burgers. From the simple craftings of a cheeseburger with ketchup to the creation of their premium offerings, Bubba’s is the place where locals and visitors bump shoulders. Bubba’s uses only fresh locally grown range fed meat that lead a tranquil life just up the road in O’mao.
Josselyn’s Tapas Restaurant is a local favorite for fine cuisine. Our favorite way to enjoy this eatery is to stick with the appetizers. we typically order 2 or 3 each and share. They are served directly from the kitchen when they are prepared,the best way to enjoy them with little formality and at the height of flavor. Wash it down with their scrumptious Sangria drinks that come right to your table.