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Address: Nalu Road, Uninc Kauai County, Hawaii, Kauai, HI

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Good place for accessible beach fun

Easy to find, this wide and long expanse of sandy beach has good parking, covered and open picnic trestle tables and benches and, most importantly, an appealing but gentle enough... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 6, 2015
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Boca Raton, Florida

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I would highly recommend Lydgate Beach. It was close to where we were staying, not too crowded and excellent for snorkeling. We visited 3X, even on the last day to get some underwater pix.lots of kids who were having a great time. First time I've been to Kauai. Would go back at the drop of a hat, or a fin.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Easy to find, this wide and long expanse of sandy beach has good parking, covered and open picnic trestle tables and benches and, most importantly, an appealing but gentle enough wave action ocean - though I don't know if there are dangerous currents. Only element missing is scenery such as cliffs and mountains. Overall, better than most and a clear... More 

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Princeville, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We really enjoyed Lydgate beach park. It has open ocean area for surfing, boogie boarding, or just playing in the crashing waves. It also has a 2.6 acre bouldered off area for kids to swim in and everyone to snorkel. That area is only about 5 feet deep at the most. There are bathrooms and outdoor showers. It is also... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Perfect beach for the beginning snorkelers. Sheltered cove provides great sight for fish without the risk of riptides. Nice picnic areas and restrooms.

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Kauai, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This is a great spot for families and kids to go swimming and snorkeling. There's a lifeguard tower as well. The man-made salt water swimming pond has a main swimming area and a smaller 'baby' pond for little ones. There's also a playground area for kids, & showers and restrooms. Bring a picnic cooler with food and drinks...no food outlets.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

The swimming ponds at Lydgate are great for kids of ALL ages. If you want all the splendor of the ocean but not all the crashing waves you have it here. It also great for snorkeling or for reading your favorite book in peace with the breeze of the sea and sounds of the waves and nothing else. To enjoy... More 

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Florence, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We did our snorkling day here, very sheltered and easy for those who are poor-fair swimmers. Saw many varieties of fish, especially out near the sea wall. Lovely view and beach as well, good place to change, and only a couple miles from a snorkel rental. It just made for a great outing.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

This is an ideal beach and park for families with children. It has good snorkeling and has a huge playground with two pools created from lava rocks to provide protected swimming and snorkeling for both children and adults. The lava rocks pools create almost an artificial reef where you can see an impressive variety of fish.

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Can get crowded with locals on weekends. Usually there are lots of children. It's got a small area with lots of little fish, and it's good for snorkeling, especially beginners.

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Tacoma, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This is an excellent beach and it wasn't very crowded. They have a natural lagoon-type area where most people were swimming and laying out. We ventured a little bit to the south and found ourselves alone on the beach. The water was warm and calm. The lifeguard station was near our location, so we felt safe in the water. This... More 

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Address: Nalu Road, Uninc Kauai County, Hawaii, Kauai, HI
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai

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