Private club living in exclusive South Shore community.


Welcome to Kukui’ula

Located beside Poipu on Kauai’s southern coast, Kukui’ula is an exclusive community of exquisite luxury homes in a private club setting. Residents of this elevated community enjoy wonderful Hawaiian hospitality and first-class amenities sure to please even the most discerning of tastes.

Kukui’ula real estate options include breathtaking custom built homes from architects such as Bing Hu, Olson Kundig, and Shay Zak. Cottages and bungalows are located close to the clubhouse, placing Kukui'ula’s exceptional amenities right on your doorstep. Kukui'ula’s spacious villas enjoy similarly convenient clubhouse access, along with large lanai (Hawaiian- style open verandas) that have access to sweeping views over the ocean and gorgeous surrounding scenery. The community also contains some of Kauai’s last remaining undeveloped oceanfront homesites, where lots range from one-third of an acre to three acres in size. Kukui'ula is also home to the Wall Street Journal - 2018's "Home of the Year"  where the pau hana sunset views over Ni'ihau at day's end are some of Hawaii's best.

What to Love

  • Private club lifestyle
  • Sweeping ocean views
  • Incredible hospitality
  • Tom Weiskopf designed Golf Course
  • First-class amenities

People & Lifestyle

The atmosphere of Kukui’ula is laid-back and incredibly welcoming, with clubhouse staff dedicated to the Hawaiian philosophy of ho’okipa–heartfelt hospitality. Kukui’ula is beautiful, private, and enchanting. Residents are quick to fall in love with the incomparable lifestyle it offers.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Club members enjoy exclusive access to Kukui’ula’s restaurants and bars. Umeke’s masterful combination of locally-sourced ingredients are divine, as chef Ben Takahashi brings together ingredients from local farmers and fishermen to craft stunning and sublimely Koloan meals. Drink options include craft beers, cocktails, and an excellent sommelier wine-pairing service. Fresh farm fare is also on offer at the poolside Makai Grill & Bar, which specializes in simple yet delicious poke bowls, salads, and sandwiches. Umeke opens for brunch daily and dinner Monday through Saturday, while Makai offers a daily lunch and snack service plus a Sunday night grilling session with live music performances.

Things to Do

Kukui’ula provides a range of incredible private facilities to its members. Food for Kukui'ula’s restaurants are sourced at a 10-acre onsite farm. Members are free to pluck mangoes and other tropical fruits from the trees, pick flowers, and collect herbs and vegetables for ultra-fresh home cooking.

Anchored by a lap pool and meditation garden, Hiilani Spa offers members treatments such as massages and acupuncture, with facilities including steam and sauna rooms and hot and cold plunge pools. Hiilani Fitness gives members access to state-of-the-art fitness equipment along with hands-on instruction in CrossFit, strength training, Pilates, yoga, and numerous other activities.

The Tom Weiskopf-designed 18-hole championship golf course was named one of the best in Hawaii by Golfer’s Digest. Golfers frequently glimpse spinner dolphins and humpback whales from its challenging 14th hole. The magnificent Makai Pools are comprised of seven cascading pools, waterfalls, and a private lagoon, all within full view of the ocean. Connecting all these is the Great Lawn, a sprawling open space of slopes and curves that’s perfect for bocce ball, volleyball, or horseshoes. In terms of children’s entertainment, Keiki Activities provides supervised island adventures for kids ages 6 to 12. When it comes to holiday events, the spectacular traditional Hawaiian Makahiki Festival for New Year is not to be missed.

Bordering Kukui'ula are The Shops at Kukui'ula, here you'll find world-class shopping both high-end and local from Tommy Bahama and Quicksilver to Maile Organics and Martin & MacArthur. For dining choices Kukui'ula runs the spectrum from Ruth Chris Steak House to Bubba's Burgers - a local favorite.


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