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1 week...we love to snorkel...which side of the island...

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1 week...we love to snorkel...which side of the island...

Hi, I was hoping we'd be able to stay two weeks in Kauai, but it looks like we will only be there for one week (1st week of April, 2007). Our family primarily loves to snorkel and play in the water. (However grandma and grandpa are coming too, and they prefer scenery and more sedate activities.) What part of the island would you recommend we stay on to experience the most that Kauai has to offer? Thanks for your help!

(By the way, we are staying in a condo so if we do North side we'd be at the Pahio Bali Hai, East side would be Beachboy, and South side would be Poipu Point (Embassy).)

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1. Re: 1 week...we love to snorkel...which side of the island...

East. The Beachboy (Kaua'i Coast Resort) is great. Best snorkeling spots are (North) Ke'e andTunnels; (south) Poipu and Lawai. East side puts you almost equidistant; Ke'e, at the end of the road, is about 60 minutes, give or take. Lawai is about 45 minutes of so.

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2. Re: 1 week...we love to snorkel...which side of the island...

I agree with pzp. The Beach Boy is a great condo and in a great location for going either direction. We've always gone in the Jan-March season and head north on days when the surf is down up that way and head south on days when it's too rough to go north (which is most days that time of year). The only disadvantage to staying on the East side is that the only snorkeling area there is at Lydgate----but it's definately worth going to if there haven't been any recent storms to make it murky.

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