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The Best Beaches of Kauai

a view of water and Nā Pali Coast State Park in the background

The island of Kauai is a nature lover’s paradise. From the lush, green mountains to the stunning beaches, there is something for everyone on this beautiful island. If you’re looking for some of the best beaches to visit on Kauai, look no further! In this blog post, we will talk about the best beaches and tell you why each one is worth a visit. So put on your sunscreen and pack your swimsuit – it’s time to explore some of Kauai’s best beaches!

Hanalei Bay

This beach is located on the north shore of Kauai and is one of the most popular beaches on the island. Hanalei Bay is well-known for its beautiful sandy beaches, turquoise waters, and stunning mountain backdrop. The bay is also a great place for swimming, surfing, and stand-up paddleboarding.

Poipu Beach Park

Poipu Beach Park is located on the south shore of Kauai and is another one of the island’s popular beach destinations. This beach is popular for a lot of the same reasons as Hanalei Bay and will be just as great for the same activities. However, Poipu Beach Park has much more amenities nearby and is known as more of a “resort” area.

In addition, whale watching views in Poipu beach are fantastic. So if you are visiting during Kauai’s whale watching season make sure to visit Poipu beach.

Anini Beach

Anini Beach is located on the north shore of Kauai. This beach is less crowded than some of the other beaches on the island, making it a great place to relax and enjoy the stunning scenery. Anini Beach is also a very large area, so you won’t have to share your snorkeling and swimming spots with other travelers.

Ke’e Beach

Ke’e Beach is located on the north shore of Kauai. This beach is a great place to relax and enjoy the stunning scenery and is going to be a wonderful place to avoid the crowds due to the reservation policy. Hiking, walk-ins, and shuttle riders will all need to make a reservation – but the beauty of this beach is well worth it.

Lydgate Beach Park

Lydgate Beach Park is located on the east side of Kauai. This beach is a large, family-friendly beach where you can spend all day relaxing. This scenic location is a huge attraction for picnickers, campers, and even windsurfers when the conditions are right. The many facilities and lifeguards in the area give you all the reasons to spend a day (or more) at Lydgate Beach Park with family and friends.

Nualolo Kai

Nualolo Kai is found on Kauai’s famous Na Pali Coast and can’t be reached by land. The only way to access this incredibly beautiful beach is by boat. Due to the historic significance of the area, very few boat charters can even land on this beach. Luckily, Kauai Sea Tours is one of the privileged few that offers access to this unique destination.

Our Na Pali Beach Landing Tour is a 6.5-hour adventure along the Na Pali Coast, exploring all the nooks and crannies of the coast where you eventually land on Nualolo Kai beach. You will be able to enjoy this hidden beach in all its secluded beauty. During your stay on the beach, enjoy a narrated hike through the remains of the ancient fishing village. It is a Hawaiian adventure you are sure to remember for a lifetime.

What Kauai Beach is For You?

So there you have it – a list of some of the best beaches to visit on Kauai! Whether you’re looking for a place to relax or a place to play, there’s a beach on this island that’s perfect for you. So what are you waiting for? Grab your sunscreen and head to one of these beautiful beaches today!

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