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Lydgate Beach Park

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

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This is a very long beach. There is ample shade with picnic ables, a very nice playground, showers and restrooms. Maybe the best thing is the man made pond that shelters swimmers... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2016
Mike O
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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Whitestone, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Beautiful beach with two ponds protected from the breaking ocean waves by huge rock barriers. GREAT and SAFE for children and non-swimmers alike. Picnic tables everywhere (bring lunch). There is also a shower for rinsing off sand and salt water. Snorkeling is very good. We were told to buy white sliced bread to feed the fish. We made bread balls... More 

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Lynnwood, WA
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345 reviews
170 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Lydgate Beach Park to try our snorkeling gear, and while it was a safe and tame way to try things out, we quickly bored of looking for the same fish in the enclosed rock reef area. The beach is definitely geared towards families with younger children, and our 11 year-old and her mom and dad were pretty... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed at the Hilton right near this beach and went to this beach to swim, the water was refreshing and the surf was crashing over the wall but came ashore without a big undertow. The water is good for snorkeling and families with kids and chickens like me who are afraid of the big waves.

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Elk Grove, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a man made reef here which makes this beach quite safe for beginner snorklers. If you go at low tide, there are even parts where a child can stand up in the water to view the fish.

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Thank bonsky64
Santa Clarita, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

19 months baby had a blast, didn't want to come out of the water. 7 year old daughter was snorkeling for a long time and swam with fish. Plenty of parking. Showers and bathroom. Perfect visit for young kids but we are staying in North Shore and tunnel beach is our favorite.

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Thank Monicalambsky
Florida
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27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Easily accessible, decent bathrooms and showers, GORGEOUS and has some palm trees providing some shade. perfect for the entire family. PLUS protected by rock walls so the kids can swim and snorkel safely.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

The cest park about this park is the lagoon where even the smallest kid can swim and have fun. The lagoon is only about 6' deep and when high tide goes out the lagoon traps a multitude of fish and even an occasional sea turtle. Bring you snorkel gear and check out to see what is there. There is also... More 

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Thank Ray L
Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

This is a very long beach. There is ample shade with picnic ables, a very nice playground, showers and restrooms. Maybe the best thing is the man made pond that shelters swimmers from the sometimes ferocious surf. That is where we spent most of our time. It can also get a little crowded. It is very popular with the locals.

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Thank Mike O
Greenwood Village, Colorado
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63 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

We needed a place to cool down after hiking the canyon and needed to change into dinner clothes. This was perfect. A protected calm each and great changing area. A little bit crowded but not too bad!

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Thank Linda S
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

While the focal point is the "pond", a volcanic rock encircled ocean pool about of 100 square yards that remains placid despite pounding waves outside, to the north and south is beautiful, wild beach strewn with interesting driftwood and shells. A handful of picnic tables, shower and ampple shade provide more amenities than this beach really needs, since it clearly... More 

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