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Lydgate State Park

Wailua, Kauai, HI 96746
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Private Tour: Kauai Sightseeing Adventure with Picnic Lunch
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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

Snorkelled at Poipu Beach, Anini Beach, Kiahuni Beach and went to Lydgate three times during our 11 days. Reef makes it very safe, lots of fish and plenty of variety. Shallow area is on the right side. Near the reef it is shallow again but...More

1  Thank Kev1963
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lydgate beach is usually crowded. There is a breaker in the ocean so the waves are not as bad as other east side beaches. There are bathrooms and picnic area. Also is a baby beach area for little children. Nice spot to hang out.

Thank Mngoodeats
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best place for young kids to swim and snorkel. We loved this pool and wished we had stayed longer. Completely enclosed by lava rocks. Fish to snorkel and see.

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There’s walled area designated for young kids so no matter how rough the sea is they’re well protected but it gets busy here, too many ppl for my taste.

Thank bigbunny360
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent our last day here because it was on the way to the airport. We were able to walk around on the flat path, which was good for our mother who is ready for a knee replacement. My toddler played forever on the playground...More

3  Thank Jacqueline H
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

i visited Lydgate state park almost every morning to catch the sunrise and stretch the legs. it reminds me of Torrey Pines in San Diego. and it is not crowded as it is next to the golf course.

Thank bush242
Reviewed 9 December 2017

I stayed at the Hilton Garden Inn and this beach park is great for families. There is a large playground and protected swimming area. There is also a sidewalk that is about a mile long - great for morning walkers and joggers alike. There are...More

Thank Sadie H
Reviewed 2 December 2017

We loved the beach, but then we couldn't get the kids OFF the play structure! They loved it! However it does need some repairs, and there was an alarming number if cigarette butts at the bottom of the volcano slide.

Thank Lindsey D
Reviewed 30 November 2017

This is a beach Park near Kapa'a. It is of the main highway and has ample parking on both sides of the beach. There is a restroom. They have a pavillion with several picnic tables. There are a lot of picnic tables in the sun...More

Thank Vincent S
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Two fun, massive playgrounds. The newer one has nice places to sit for adults and is surrounded by more trees, I like this one better. Clean and not too crowded here....then again I went on a weekday.

Thank Ac0res
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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