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Lydgate State Park

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Wailua, Kauai, HI 96746
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“rock wall” (46 reviews)
“swimming area” (43 reviews)
“great beach” (73 reviews)
Wailua, Kauai, HI 96746
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch and the view, not busy. Restrooms, tables and lifeguards are here Just walked around, easy parking and nice walkways. Great day with a great surf

Thank Perkadventures
Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I visited Lydgate Park, which was very close to the condo we were staying at. Good parking, restrooms, lifeguard, etc. There were signs posted about rough seas and to not go into the water. There was a little pond where everyone went...More

Thank Bonnie M
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great beach! We shared this whole beach with only 2 other people on a beautiful sunny weekday. Great place to relax and swim. free parking.

Thank Dan_Ottawa
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a perfect family beach. There is a protective barrier of rocks separating the swim area from the crashing waves. The waves do break on the rocks, creating a constant flow of fresh sea water into the swim area. There is a gradual drop off...More

Thank Floridagirl113
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a nice little surprise. It was like swimming and snorkeling in an aquarium. Protected calm waters and great snorkeling and fish. The fish were coming right up to us and were everywhere especially next to the edges/rocks. This is a family friendly beach and...More

Thank Asics447
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great beach, especially the protected area, which has outstanding snorkeling and NO ROCKS underfoot! We saw dozens of schools of fish and enjoyed hours of snorkeling and play. Most of the protected area is shallow enough that you can stand, but some sections...More

Thank Monicuba23
Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

Went there on a Friday in August and it was pretty packed. Wanted to do some snorkeling with the kids and we did see fish but wasn't too clear. Went to Poipu instead. Still a good beach if you have little ones.

Thank Joeyjoeyjoejoe
Reviewed August 15, 2017 via mobile

This beach was great for swimming and snorkeling. This is a rock cove area that helps block the waves that are very rough out of the cove. This also created a great snorkeling experience by the rocks. There were showers to rinse off, bathrooms and...More

Thank Michelle D
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

This is a large beach oark witb lots of parki g. It also has safe swimming on tbe east shore which is hard to find.

Thank rdr4205K360SD
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Had Great day at this beach it was wonderful,so nice l went back again schools of fish foam right next to you amazing

Thank jayanyway
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Dorothy B
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Response from Bonnie V | Reviewed this property |
In the winter probably south shore - the beach next to the beach house restaurant has amazing snorkeling- tons of cool fish