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Lydgate State Park

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Wailua, Kauai, HI 96746
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“rock wall” (45 reviews)
“swimming area” (43 reviews)
“great beach” (76 reviews)
Wailua, Kauai, HI 96746
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely park and Beach. Clean facilities with plenty of shade. Got a little crowded on a Saturday at noon, other than that there was plenty of parking before 11. Mello for beginning snorkeling. A Breakwater making calm water Safe for children. A nice relaxing day....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter is a nervous swimmer and we are all new snorkelers. This beach has a protected area for swimming built in the ocean....there is no tide or rip currents, so she doesn't have to worry about getting washed out to sea & smaller fish...More

Thank greyocean
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Where does one go who is fearful of sharks, and fearful of being thrown around by rough surf? Hawaii has plenty of both. Go to Lydgate Park! I just love this place. Google for pics. It is such a beautiful park. Swimming and snorkeling are...More

Thank Seasides2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are staying at the Hilton Garden Inn and this park is adjacent to the hotel. It is very well-manicured and the facilities are clean. There are wild chickens and cats everywhere which is always a little surprising you first get here.

Thank Shelah F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Kauai in Sept 2017 and came upon this beach located close to our condo. Great snorkeling lagoon with minimal waves great for kids!

Thank Mehltd
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 5 weeks 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 5 weeks 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
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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