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Kalapaki Beach

Shoreline Access, Off Highway 56, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
+1 808-464-0840
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A beautiful beach! There are restaurants and some shopping right next to the beach. You can eat... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Susan H
DuPage County, Illinois
via mobile
Nice calm beach with great sand

This is a nice beach to stop at. Very calm water and nice sand. There are several restaurants along... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Shoreline Access, Off Highway 56, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
+1 808-464-0840
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A beautiful beach! There are restaurants and some shopping right next to the beach. You can eat at one of the restaurants and look out on the beach.

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a nice beach to stop at. Very calm water and nice sand. There are several restaurants along the beach and shops near by. Near the cruise ship harbor so go on a day when the cruise ship isn't there.

Thank WoodfamWisconsin
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A nice crescent shaped beach in front of the Marriott. There is public parking but it's really busy and be difficult to get. Enjoyed our time there. Saw a small turtle swimming in the water with us.

Thank tripper098
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Pretty calm water for kids, though not as calm as Lydgate or one of the parks with a protected pond. Nice that there are lots of places to get food and rent gear right there. A great place for SUP boarding. Possible to surf here...More

Thank esmiley121
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

See above --lovely beach ,calm water walking distance from pool and hotel. Towels given at pool area. Snorkel equipment can be rented along with kayaks, and paddle boards . Lessons also given here. Beautiful view.

Thank AN
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love Kalapaki beach! It's a protected beach because it's in Kalapaki Bay. The sand is a gentle slope and the surf is not too difficult, even in the summer. It is enough surf for some fun boogie boarding, paddle boarding and a little surfing....More

Thank Diana B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Most of the beach is right at the Marriott Resort, so it's well maintained, and there are places right there to grab a coffee or a drink. Great sand, nice cool river feeding the one end. Just so nice, really. In summer, ideal for swimming.......More

Thank Volenti
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beach has something to offer everyone. You can sit on the sand or under the trees on the grass in the shade. There is beach volleyball and a place to learn paddle boarding or surfing. The waves are gentle, but other parts have stronger...More

Thank 2butterfly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was by far our favorite beach on Kauai. The beach is long. There is a beautiful view. There is room for every level of water enjoyment from one end with almost no waves to the other end which was good for boogey boards. It...More

Thank mecmom11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had so much memories of this beach going back 30 years ago! So much fun and safe! They even have a lifeguard who is friendly and very helpful on where to swim!

Thank girliefern
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January 16, 2017|
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Response from Minnie1016 | Reviewed this property |
Easy Walking distance, especially if your fit.
Mary S
February 25, 2015|
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Response from Nancy J | Reviewed this property |
We didn't have to rent chairs or umbrellas since we were staying at the Marriott, however, I just googled Kauai Beach Boys and here's what it says: Classic Hawaii beach boy style, Kauai Beach Boys is Kalapaki's fun... More